Crime rate declines for murders, dowry deaths in 2016: NCRB survey

It is generally perceived every year is worse than the previous year when it comes to crime in 2016. Recently released data reveals that there has been a slight decline in the rate of IPC crimes in 2016 as compared to previous year. Among major crimes, murder, robbery, rioting and dowry deaths witnessed a decline in their rate (incidents per lakh).

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