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Death rate due to road accidents increased in Delhi: 2021 report

On Thursday, Delhi Police conducted its annual press conference in which Delhi Police Commissioner Rakesh Asthana informed the press that Delhi has observed an increment in the number of cases of deaths caused by road accidents in the year 2021 as compared to the year 2020.

Asthana informed that deaths caused by road accidents have increased in the national capital in 2021 as compared to 2020, that is, 1,180 people died last year and 1,151 in 2020.

Cases20202021
Total Accidents3,9674,512
Fatal Accidents1,1191,145
Death Due to road accidents1,1511,180

Apart from this Asthan also gave information about North Delhi violence. he said, “As far as Northeast Delhi riots are concerned, we had registered over 700 cases. Out of these, around 62 cases are being investigated by the crime branch. One case of the larger conspiracy is being investigated by the SPL cell. Rest of the cases being probed at the local police station level.”

The national capital has also observed an increment in cases against women. “In the year 2021, a total of 1,969 cases were registered against women. In the year 2020, this number was 1,618. That is, an increase of 21 per cent. 99 per cent of first-timers and cases of rape by unknown persons have come down. Whereas more than 7,000 cases of snatching were registered in the year 2020, in the year 2021 this number increased to about 8,800,” Asthana informed during the press conference.

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