| New Delhi |
Revealed: July 27, 2020 1:30:03 am
As many as 325 juveniles have been apprehended for heinous crimes, and 1,014 for non-heinous ones, within the final six months, the Delhi Police’s half-yearly statistics present.
This information was ready after Police Commissioner S N Shrivastava requested DCPs to analyse crime information of juveniles to determine the magnitude of the issue, and to evaluate what number of have turned 18 and whether or not they’re nonetheless committing crimes.
Senior law enforcement officials imagine that many criminals have been arrested within the final three to 4 years who proceed to run their operation from inside jails. To unfold concern and preserve their dominance, police mentioned, they rope in juveniles, a lot of whom wish to acquire consideration or make a fast buck.
Knowledge reveals that 959 FIRs have been registered in opposition to juveniles till July 11 this yr, and 230 every day diaries have been filed in opposition to them.
“With 50 juveniles, the Northeast district has seen most apprehensions for heinous crime, whereas 32 have been apprehended from Northwest and 29 from South. In non-heinous crimes, 116 have been apprehended from Outer Delhi, 89 from Dwarka, and 86 from Outer-North. In FIRs of incidents involving juveniles, too, Outer Delhi leads with 115, adopted by 92 in Central district and 78 every in Outer North in addition to in Dwarka,” a senior police officer mentioned.
In a latest crime assessment assembly through video conferencing, Shrivastava additionally emphasised that detailed evaluation of every juvenile with a felony file be performed by DCPs to evaluate what number of are nonetheless concerned in crimes, and what number of have turned 18 however haven’t mended their methods. “He requested all DCPs to take corrective motion to reform them, and progress on this matter will likely be monitored frequently. All DCPs have been additionally directed to take strict authorized motion in opposition to criminals who recruit youth of their teams,” the officer mentioned.
A number of incidents of minors concerned in snatching, theft and theft have been reported of late — the latest incident happened on July eight in West Delhi’s Raghubir Nagar, the place a 25-year-old man was stabbed greater than 28 occasions by three juveniles, after an argument over them performing bike stunts.
Following the instructions of the police chief, 37 juveniles have been counselled to affix vocational programs, whereas 219 have joined Yuva actions — a ability improvement initiative by Delhi Police.
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