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Kejriwal accuses Centre increase of crimes against women

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Chief Minister today accused the Centre and Baijal for not taking effective steps to curb crime against women.

His remark comes in the wake of the alleged rape of a six-year-old girl at a NDMC-run school here.

Blaming Narendra Modi, and Baijal for rise in such crimes, he said it was a "serious issue".

"In the last few years, cases of crimes have been increased in Also, cases of crimes against women have been increased, which is a serious issue," he said.

"Law and order comes under PM, and in Delhi, but effective steps have not been taken," the chief minister said.

He said in view of increase in crimes against women, the has decided to install CCTV cameras across the city. This will ensure deterrence, Kejriwal said.

"I hope that within few months of completion of CCTV installation, cases of crimes will be decreased by 30 to 40 per cent in Delhi," he said.

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First Published: Fri, August 10 2018. 19:25 IST