Between lockdown and corona infection, a huge decline in various heinous crimes has been registered in Haryana during the month of April 2020. Due to the lockdown, the police increased patrolling and inter-state and inter-state blocks were put up. The scope of movement in public places was also reduced. This is the reason that various categories of crime have fallen significantly during April 2020. Haryana Director General of Police Manoj Yadav said that cases of crime against persons registered a decline of more than 50 percent during April 2020 as compared to the same period last year.
The number of murder cases decreased from 94 to 49 as compared to the same period last year, which shows a decline of 47.9 percent. Injury cases (simple and serious) fell from 221 recorded in April 2019 to 149 this year, resulting in a 32.6 percent drop. Kidnapping of boys and men also declined from 44 in April 2019 to just 7 in 2020. Has gone. Which is 84 percent less.
There has been a steep fall of 740 cases (76.7 per cent) in wrongful imprisonment cases filed under section 346, which has come down from 225 cases in April 2019 to 225 this year. Similarly, 75 cases (47 percent) declined in the incidents of criminal traps during the same period last month.