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Crime Scenario

Crime in Odisha has recorded 1,03,602 cases during the year 2016, out of which 83,423 cases were registered under the Indian Penal Code.

TOTAL COG CASES:-

Out of total 1,03,602cognizable cases registered during the year 2016, 99,523 are “True cases”. Out of 99,523 True cases, Charge sheets have been submitted in 69,312 cases.

MURDER:-

Out of 1,328 murder cases reported during the year 2016, Charge sheets have been submitted in 654 cases.

DACOITY:-

566 dacoity cases were reported during the year 2016. Police arrested 1893 dacoits including 23 inter-state criminals in various incidents and seized deadly weapons and explosive substances in 15 incidents. Property worth Rs. 2,46,11,550/- were recovered by the Police out of Rs 22,16,42,208/- stolen in various dacoity cases . Out of 557 truedacoity cases, charge-sheets have been submitted in 278 cases.

ROBBERY:-

2,012 robbery cases were reported during the year 2016. Out of 2,012 robbery cases, 187 cases were from residential premises, 449 cases on high-ways, 3 cases were in Trains, 7 cases were in Bank, 139 cases from commercial places, 1116 cases were at other places and in the remaining 58 cases criminals were arrested during attempt/ preparation stage . In the robbery cases, 2,019 accused persons were arrested and in 9 cases, deadly weapons & explosive materials were seized by the Police. Property worth Rs.11,72,22,205/-was stolen, out of property worth, Rs.3,11,44,929/- was recovered. Out of 1,959 True cases, 894 cases have been charge sheeted.

BURGLARY: -

4,004 burglary cases were reported during the year 2016, out of which 1,265 cases have been charge-sheeted.

THEFT:-

9,044 theft cases were reported during the year 2016, out of which 3207 cases have been charge-sheeted. Property worth Rs.49,96,45,580/- was stolen and property worth Rs.16,83,78,108/- was recovered.

SWINDLING (CHEATING):-

3,197 swindling cases were reported during the year 2016. The contributory factors, for registration of this type of cases is the influx of fraud financial organizations who persuade the public by showing plethora of benefit and subsequently wind up their organizations by cheating the prospective beneficiaries. The police identified these fake financial organizations and published it through the local daily for awareness among the public with a request not to make any transaction with these financial organizations. Charge sheets have been submitted in 940 cases.

RIOTING: -

1,914 rioting cases were reported during the year 2016, out of which 1,048 cases have been charge-sheeted.

RAPE: -

2,144 rape cases were reported during the year 2016 Out of which 1,350 cases have been charge sheeted.

Due to awareness among the public more rape cases are being reported at Police Stations. In order to sensitize the police officers at the ground level towards offences against women, CID, Crime Branch compiled a Compendium on Crime against Women. The Compendium contains the following:

1. Recent amendment of IPC/Cr.P.C.

2. CB Circular No.12/2012 regarding implementation of “Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012”

3.Police Circular Order 338/2013 pertaining to prompt investigation and prosecution of crime against women.

4. Police Circular Order 343/2013 regarding Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) pertaining to prompt investigation and prosecution of crime against women

Necessary instructions regarding prompt investigation and submission of charge sheet within sixty days and extension of time in exceptional and specific cases have been dealt in the aforementioned SOP. District Superintendent of Police have been instructed to appoint Special Women advocates in the sensitive cases for better arrangement of cases.

MV ACCIDENT: -

10,532 MV accident cases were reported during the year 2016, out of which, 7,211 cases have been charge-sheeted.

PREVENTIVE MEASURES: -

The following prosecution reports have been submitted by the police during the year 2016 for prevention of property offences, rioting, and M.V. accident cases.

Serial Number Section Number Category
1. u/s 109CrPC 4. Prosecution reports
2. u/s 110CrPC 1535. Prosecution reports
3. u/s 107CrPC. 20,232       Prosecution reports.
4. u/s 144CrPC 1,114       Prosecution reports.
5. u/s 145/146 CrPC 47 Prosecution reports.
6. M.V.Act 94,833    

Prosecution reports.

Mobile court 256 Times

Fine collected during mobile court Rs.38,84,366/-

No of VCR submitted 3,47,943

Fine collected against VCR Rs.5,15,24,307/-

No. of PR submitted under O.U.P.Act 85,609

Fine collected Rs.4,27,63,100/-

RELATING TO IMMORAL TRAFFICKING (PREVENTION) ACT:-

During the year 2016, 56 cases have been registered under this Act. Out of 56 cases, 21 cases have been charge-sheeted.

ESSENTIAL COMMODITY ACT:-

In the year 2016, 65 nos. of cases have been reported under this Act. Out of 65 cases, 28 cases have been charge-sheeted. During investigation of the above 65 cases, 470qtl. 5 Kg. and 25 bags of rice, 87,972 ltr. of kerosene, 56,640 ltr of diesel, 30 bags of Fertilizer, 119 Nos of gas cylinders, 10 Tankers, 4 vans, 7 autos and one car etc. have been seized.

CASES RELATED TO DOWRY:-

In the year 2016, 5866 cases were registered, out of which, 3329 cases have been charge sheeted, 25 ended as Final Report True, 60 cases ended as FRMF/ML, 29 cases ended as False, and 24 cases closed due to different reasons and remaining 2399 cases are under investigation.

DOWRY HOMICIDE:-

In the year 2016, 575 cases were registered, out of which, 309 cases have been charge sheeted, 4 cases ended as FRMF/ML, and 1 case returned as False, 2 cases closed due to different reasons and remaining 259 cases are under investigation.

DOWRY SUICIDE:-

In the year 2016, 79 cases were registered, out of which, 49 cases have been charge sheeted and remaining 30 cases are under investigation.

DOWRY TORTURE:-

In the year 2016, 3509 cases were registered, out of which 1938 cases have been charge sheeted, 17 cases closed as FRT, 38 cases ended as FRMF/ML, 17 cases ended as False, 11 cases closed for different reasons and remaining 1488 cases are under investigation.

NON-DOWRY TORTURE:-

In the year 2016, 1703 cases were registered, out of which 1033 cases have been charge sheeted, 8 cases closed as FRT, 18 cases ended as FRMF/ML, 11 cases ended as False, 11 cases closed for different reasons and remaining 622 cases are under investigation.

DETAILS OF ATROCITY ON SC & ST :-

In the year 2016, 2477 cases were registered, out of which 716 cases have been charge sheeted, 25 cases ended as FRT, 55 cases ended as FRMF/ML, 262 cases as False, 110 cases closed for other reasons and remaining 1309 cases under investigation. Legal aid cells have been created in 30 district Headquarters, 46 Sub-Divisional Headquarters and 314 Block Headquarters to provide legal aid to the SC & STs. 593 legal retainers have been engaged in legal cells.

ATROCITY ON SC:-

In the year 2016, 1796 cases were registered, out of which 490 cases have been charge sheeted, 16 cases returned as FRT, 45 cases returned as FRMF/ML, 195 cases returned as False, 77 cases closed due to other reasons and remainingg 973 cases are under investigation.

ATROCITY ON ST:-

In the year 2016, 681 cases were registered out of which, 226 cases have been charge sheeted, 9 cases returned as FRT, 10 cases returned as FRMF/ML, 67 cases closed as False, 33 cases closed for other reasons and 336 cases are under investigation.

CIVIL RIGHTS PROTECTION ACT :-

No case has been reported during the year, 2016.