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Over 1.34 lakh cognisable offences registered during 2020: White Paper

26/03/2021 at 11:44 AM

Bhubaneswar, Mar 26: Over 1.34 lakh cognisable offences have been registered during 2020. This has been revealed from the white paper on law and order circulated in the state Assembly today.

Out of 1,34,230 registered cases, 1,29,305 cases have been found to be true.

During the year, 1470 murder cases have been registered out of which 1,392 have been found true. Charge-sheet has been submitted in 694 murder cases, said the white paper.

Similarly, 2,166 loot cases were registered during this period out of which 2,127 were found to be true and charge-sheets were filed in 882 cases.

As many as 1816 accused persons have been arrested with recovery of stolen properties worth Rs 4.24 crore.

On the other hand, Odisha police registered 2,984 rape cases in 2020 out of which 2,907 were found to be true. Charge-sheets were filed in 2,054 cases.

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