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Crime has not increased in UP: Deputy CM Dinesh Sharma

Press Trust of India  |  Ghaziabad 

Denying that crime has increased in the state, Deputy Chief Minister Sharma today said in earlier regime, FIR was either not lodged or after much delay, as a result the statics of crime appeared to be low.

He also said that in the rule, all first information reports (FIRs) are registered at police stations and general public was getting relief.

"Some persons in the state have impression that crime is increasing but it is not true. In previous governments, FIRs were either not lodged or were being lodged after much delay. Due to this reason, the statics of crime was appearing to be too low," Sharma told reporters.

He also said that the Education department contemplating to adopt the NCERT syllabus in the schools affiliated to the UP Education Board from next year.

"Copying in examination will not be tolerated," he added.

On the issue of fee hike, he said that a decision will be taken to prevent the schools from increasing the fees.

The deputy CM also said that not a single case of exploitation or harassment of Muslims have came into his knowledge.

"The government is working for everyone," he added.

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First Published: Fri, August 11 2017. 00:22 IST