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Cow smuggling incidents in Alwar, Bharatpur on decline: Raj govt


Press Trust of India Jaipur
Special outposts set up in Alwar and Bharatpur had led to a significant decline in cases of cow smuggling, Rajasthan government informed the state Assembly today while adding that a proposal to depute two Superintendents of Police in Alwar was under consideration to curb crime in the district.

During the Question Hour, state Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria, while responding to concerns raised by legislator Banwari Lal Singhal, said the crime rate in Alwar was high as compared to other districts.

A proposal to depute two SPs in Alwar was under consideration but the government would take a decision according to the availability of budget and resources, he added.

Kataria informed the house that as many as 17,405 cases were registered in Alwar in 2017.

Ramgarh MLA Gyandev Ahuja alleged that betting was highest in Alwar involved money to the tune of Rs 10,000 crore. He said there were several units involved in synthetic milk production in Alwar.

Ahuja claimed that criminals from neighbouring states came to Alwar to commit crimes. He accused the district police of cleverly not revealing the real incidence of crime in its data.

Another BJP MLA Ramhet Yadav said that most of the cases of motorcycle and transformer theft were closed by Alwar police without recovery of the stolen property.

The minister said all steps were being taken to check crime.

He informed that special outposts had been set up in Alwar and Bharatpur districts to check smuggling of cows and as a result, the number of cow smuggling incidents had significantly reduced.

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First Published: Feb 26 2018 | 5:20 PM IST

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