Fifteen murders in Delhi in first two weeks of 2009January 16th, 2009 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) On an average, one person was murdered daily in the national capital in the first fifteen days of this year. Delhi Police Commissioner Y.S. Dadwal Friday said 10 cases have already been solved and the overall crime situation in the capital city is under control. “We have already solved 10 cases with 66 percent solving rate. Five cases are blind in nature. I can say that the over all crime situation in the capital is under control,” Dadwal told reporters here.
He said most murders committed in the city were due to sudden provocation based on trivial issues.
An example was an unemployed man killing a 10-year-old boy in south Delhi to protect his identity after stealing a mobile phone and Rs.50 from the child.