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Over 3pc of nation�s cognizable crimes registered in State

By Pranjal Bhuyan
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GUWAHATI, Sept 7 - Assam reported over three per cent of the country�s total incidences of cognizable crime under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) during 2014.

As per latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), there were 94,337 incidences of cognizable crime under IPC in Assam in 2014, contributing to 3.3 per cent of the all-India total of 28,51,563 such incidences.

The State reported 1,451 incidences of murder, 1,142 incidences of attempt to murder, 57 of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, 14 of attempt to commit culpable homicide not amounting to murder, 1,980 of rape, 227 of attempt to commit rape and 4,823 incidences of kidnapping and abduction during 2014.

In addition, there were 267 incidences of dacoity, 20 of making preparation and assembly for committing dacoity, 1,038 of robbery, 4,954 of criminal trespass/burglary and 12,737 incidences of theft.

NCRB figures showed that Assam reported 834 incidences of unlawful assembly, 2,640 instances of riots, including industrial and political riots, 1,952 incidences of criminal breach of trust, 2,956 of cheating, 99 of forgery, 62 of counterfeiting, 743 of arson, 7,583 of causing grievous hurt, including acid attacks, 188 dowry deaths, 3,099 of assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty, one of insult to the modesty of women, 9,626 of cruelty by husband or his relatives and one of importation of girls from foreign country.

Besides, there were 2,079 incidences of causing death by negligence, 56 of offence against State, 1,226 of extortion, 3,202 of causing injuries during rash driving or road rage and 68 of human trafficking.

The State also reported 29,212 incidences of other IPC crimes in the last calendar year.

As per the data, there were 3,064 incidences of cognizable crimes under Special and Local Laws in Assam during 2014, comprising less than 0.1 per cent of the total such cases across India.

There were 473 incidences under the Arms Act, 196 under the NDPS Act, 152 under Gambling Act, 14 under Excise Act, 77 under Explosives and Explosive

Substances Act, 35 under Immoral Traffic (Prevention Act) and 35 under Indian Railways Act.

There were also 16 incidences under Registration of Foreigners Act, eight under Passport Act, 24 under Essential Commodities Act, 92 under Dowry Prohibition Act, three under Copyright Act and one incidence under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

The State also reported 10 incidences under Forest Act, four under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, one under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 379 under Information Technology Act, 136 under Electricity Act, 73 under Wildlife Protection Act, 148 under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and one incidence under Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act during last year.

In addition, there were 60 incidences under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, one under Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 14 under Foreigners Act, six under Emigration Act and 1,105 incidences under other SLL crimes.

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Over 3pc of nation�s cognizable crimes registered in State

GUWAHATI, Sept 7 - Assam reported over three per cent of the country�s total incidences of cognizable crime under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) during 2014.

As per latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), there were 94,337 incidences of cognizable crime under IPC in Assam in 2014, contributing to 3.3 per cent of the all-India total of 28,51,563 such incidences.

The State reported 1,451 incidences of murder, 1,142 incidences of attempt to murder, 57 of culpable homicide not amounting to murder, 14 of attempt to commit culpable homicide not amounting to murder, 1,980 of rape, 227 of attempt to commit rape and 4,823 incidences of kidnapping and abduction during 2014.

In addition, there were 267 incidences of dacoity, 20 of making preparation and assembly for committing dacoity, 1,038 of robbery, 4,954 of criminal trespass/burglary and 12,737 incidences of theft.

NCRB figures showed that Assam reported 834 incidences of unlawful assembly, 2,640 instances of riots, including industrial and political riots, 1,952 incidences of criminal breach of trust, 2,956 of cheating, 99 of forgery, 62 of counterfeiting, 743 of arson, 7,583 of causing grievous hurt, including acid attacks, 188 dowry deaths, 3,099 of assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty, one of insult to the modesty of women, 9,626 of cruelty by husband or his relatives and one of importation of girls from foreign country.

Besides, there were 2,079 incidences of causing death by negligence, 56 of offence against State, 1,226 of extortion, 3,202 of causing injuries during rash driving or road rage and 68 of human trafficking.

The State also reported 29,212 incidences of other IPC crimes in the last calendar year.

As per the data, there were 3,064 incidences of cognizable crimes under Special and Local Laws in Assam during 2014, comprising less than 0.1 per cent of the total such cases across India.

There were 473 incidences under the Arms Act, 196 under the NDPS Act, 152 under Gambling Act, 14 under Excise Act, 77 under Explosives and Explosive

Substances Act, 35 under Immoral Traffic (Prevention Act) and 35 under Indian Railways Act.

There were also 16 incidences under Registration of Foreigners Act, eight under Passport Act, 24 under Essential Commodities Act, 92 under Dowry Prohibition Act, three under Copyright Act and one incidence under SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act.

The State also reported 10 incidences under Forest Act, four under Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, one under Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 379 under Information Technology Act, 136 under Electricity Act, 73 under Wildlife Protection Act, 148 under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act and one incidence under Railway Property (Unlawful Possession) Act during last year.

In addition, there were 60 incidences under Prevention of Damage to Public Property Act, one under Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 14 under Foreigners Act, six under Emigration Act and 1,105 incidences under other SLL crimes.

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