The Maharashtra authorities will replenish 12,000 posts of police constables and orders to recruit 5,295 of them will likely be issued quickly, state Home Minister Anil Deshmukh stated right here on Sunday.
He additionally stated that the crime graph in Nagpur metropolis has come down sharply in contrast to the 12 months 2019.
“A total of 12,000 posts of police constables will be filled in the state police. 5,295 such posts will be filled in the first phase very soon. Necessary orders will be issued to unit commanders,” Deshmukh, an MLA from Katol constituency in Nagpur district, advised reporters.
Deshmukh stated a horse-mounted police unit could be arrange in Nagpur, which is the second capital of Maharashtra, on the strains of the Mumbai Police.
He stated police personnel will likely be given physique cameras.
When requested when greater than 11,000 inmates of assorted jails within the state who’re at present on parole will likely be despatched again to jails, Deshmukh stated the specter of coronavirus just isn’t over but.
Deshmukh stated the crime graph in Nagpur metropolis has come down in contrast to the 12 months 2019.
“Against 90 murders in 2019, Nagpur city registered 88 murders. 127 robberies were registered this year as against 147 such cases recorded last year. A total of 21 chain- snatchings were reported this year compared to 56 last year,” he stated.
Similarly, the variety of rape instances stood at 152 in contrast to 163 such instances final 12 months, he added.
He stated the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) 2019 information confirmed a excessive crime fee in Nagpur per one lakh inhabitants.
“However, the NCRB had based its data taking into consideration the population of 25 lakh, but the population exceeds 30 lakh if (areas under) police stations from rural Nagpur are counted,” he stated.