8 Rape Cases Registered In Odisha Everyday In 2020: White Paper

Bhubaneswar: As many as 8 rape and 4 murder cases were registered in Odisha everyday in 2020.

According to the White Paper on law and order tabled in the Assembly on Friday, Odisha police registered 2,984 rape cases in 2020 while 2,907 of those were found to be true. Charge sheets were filed in 2,054 cases.

While 1470 murder cases were registered during the year, 1,392 were found true, the White Paper stated mentioning that charge sheets have been submitted in 694 murder cases.

Similarly, the police registered 2,166 loot cases and filed charge sheets in 882 cases. Of the total cases, 2,127 were found to be true. As many as 1816 accused persons have been arrested and stolen properties worth Rs 4.24 crore recovered during the year.

It has also come to light that 1,34,230 cognisable offences were registered and 1,29,305 cases have been found true.

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