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Road rage cases in Delhi decline by 23.43 pc: Delhi Police

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

There is a decline of 23.43 per cent in road rage cases last year as compared to the year before, with several factors like good awareness among Delhiites and quicker response of being the reasons behind it, according to

saw 66 such cases in 2016 and 64 in 2017. Last year, 49 road rage cases were reported, which said was a major decline from the previous year's figure.

There are several factors like better awareness levels among Delhiites, better visibility of police on roads and quicker response of Police in such cases, Satish Golcha, of police (Crime), said.

In December last year, a 21-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by two men following a quarrel after their car brushed past his motorcycle while parking outside a store in east Delhi's Pandav Nagar.

In the same month, a 34-year-old man, who was returning home with his friends after having dinner at a restaurant in Shahdara's Geeta Colony area was stabbed to death when his car collided with a scooter.

In May, an 18-year-old student was thrashed allegedly by two men following an argument on road in northwest Delhi's Bharat Nagar.

A 50-year-old man was allegedly shot dead and his 17-year-old son suffered serious injuries in a case of road rage shooting in northeast Delhi's Nand Nagari area in October.

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First Published: Wed, January 09 2019. 19:45 IST
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