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Crime rate shows declining trend in Bangalore: Commissioner

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Bangalore, Apr 6 (UNI) The crime rate in the city has shown a declining trend during January-March this year, compared to the corresponding period last year, city Commissioner of Police Ajai Kumar Singh said today.

Talking to newspersons here, he said that during the first three months of this year, 46 murders had taken place as against 56 in the previous year and the total robbery cases registered, including murder for gain and dacoity, were only 170, compared to 225 last year.

He said stolen property, worth Rs 5,27,51,545, were recovered this year as against Rs 3,34,26,424 recovered during the first three months of the previous year. Likewise, property lost in the first quarter was Rs 8,29,19,644 as against Rs 8,39,31,513 last year.

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