Delhi Police not being brought under Delhi government

August 10th, 2011 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) Minister of State for Home Affairs Mullappally Ramachandaran informed the Rajya Sabha Wednesday that there was no proposal under consideration for bringing Delhi Police under the control of the Delhi government.

Ramachandaran said crime in the national capital has been kept under control despite the growth in population.

“The total IPC (Indian Penal Code) crimes per lakh of population in Delhi was 505.71 in 1998, which has come down to 311.23 in 2011. Similarly, total heinous crimes per lakh of population has come down from 21.88 in 1998 to 12.91 in 2011,” he said.

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