Jammu: The crime rate in the Jammu and Kashmir is on the rise. According to the data issued by the ministry of Home affairs as many as 2,28,300 people got arrested in this year for involving in various crimes.
The figures reveal that in one year, 228,325 number of cases were received and arrest warrants were issued. The bailable warrants were issued against 25675 number of people while 58124 persons were found with non-bailable offenses.
Records reveal further that summons were issued against 22264 number of people in one single year in J&K while under the head of ‘Other Processes’ there are one lakh, twenty-two thousand, two hundred and sixty-two cases registered.
The number of people against whom processes were served are one lakh ninety-two thousand and ninety-four. The number of cases that are pending in Jammu and Kashmir which have been bundled in the category of ‘Unserved Cases’. The number of such cases are 36321.
Jammu and Kashmir topped the ranking when it comes to number of arrests made in a single year leaving Arunachal Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Jharkhand.
The law and order condition is worst in the state and law enforcing agencies as well Non- government organizations needs to work collectively to prevent crimes.