CONVICTION RATE INCREASED UP TO 38.5 PERCENT IN IPC CASES IN MAHARASHTRA
: ADG SANJAY KUMAR YADAV
Pune 03 Aug (UNI) : The Conviction rate under Indian Pinal Code cases
has increased up to 38.5 percent said the Additional Director of General
of Police and the Head of State Criminal Investigation Department Mr
Sanjay Kumar Yadav here this afternoon.
The CID Head while speaking with UNI exclusively further said that
this statistic is based on the reports received to us from all the
Police Commissionaire and the Districts Headquarters till June 2016, as
per the Special and Local sections of the Law cases, the Conviction rate
is 70.55 percent where as as per Indian Pinal Code, collective
conviction rate is 53.87 percent.
Sanjay Kumar further added that as per the various judgments from
the Session Court under IPC, the conviction rate has increased to 13.3
percent and as per the judgments from the First Class Judicial
Magistrate the conviction rate has gone up to 41.23 percent. As per the
body offences till June 2016, the conviction rate is 11.62 percent, and
as per the property offences it has reached 33.9 percent.
The ADG while elaborating on section 302 (Murder) IPC offence, said
that it has now reached to 26.92 percent, which will now increase, as
the Infrastructure made available to the force is now totally advance
and automated, we had received 40 plus buses where now the forensic lab
will be on wheels with the crew of chemical lab assistant, finger print
experts, advance cameras with highly experts photographers, who can
reach on the spot and collect the exact evidence from the spot where the
offence is happened, which can prove the accused guilty in the court and
which can help the police. Such type of buses are now with all the
Police Commissionaire and the Districts Headquarters said Sanjay Kumar.
The Chief also mentioned about the IPC 307 (Attempt to Murder) cases,
he said the at present the conviction rate is 10.99 percent, where as in
cases of IPC 392 (Robbery) it is 37.84 and regarding the cases related
to women abuse (Rape) IPC 376 it is now 19.09 percent, the section IPC
354 (Assault on Women to outrage her modesty) the conviction is 19.66
percent, Section 498 A of IPC (Demand of Dowry and Domestic Violence) it
is 2.43 only, section IPC 509 ( Gesture or Act to insult Modesty of
Women) it is 10.87 percent.
The ADG also spoke on Acquittal of the accused, he said that under
CRPC section 248 (1) due to lack of evidence the acquittal percentage
has come down to 11.68 percent, due to no concrete evidence the
acquittal rate has decreased to 17.83 percent, he also added that due to
witness hostile it is now 16.36 percent, when the witness turn off the,
it has also decreased to 10.11 percent, whereas as per the CRPC section
258 (Power to Stop Proceeding in certain cases) the acquittal rate is
also decreased, which is now 5.22 percent only.
Sanjaykumar also mentioned that as per this statistics it is also
noticed that total Rapes in 18 months has reached up to 12280 in 18
months but almost 97 percent cases has been detected besides Riots cases
detection is also good which is around 97 percent, which itself explains
that the police had handled this sensitive issue properly. UNI XR/SP