Crime  Rate  in  AP decreased by 20% says DGP

Andhra Pradesh DGP Kesireddy Rajendranath Reddy announced a 20% decrease in the overall crime rate compared to the previous year.

Crime reduction attributed to improved surveillance against ganja smuggling after the opening of Narasapur DSP office.

Positive outcomes seen with 104 convictions for serious crimes: 3 death sentences, 37 life imprisonments, and 62 jail terms of 7-20 years.

Around 14,000 cases identified, with 10 cases per district assigned for close monitoring by SPs, DSPs, and station houses.

Significant efforts to combat illegal activities: 7,500-acre ganja farm destroyed in 2021, followed by 1,000 acres in 2022.

Initiative to provide alternative livelihoods for those voluntarily quitting illegal activities.

A specialized team of 130 members established to combat cybercrime across various social media platforms.

Ganja smuggling significantly curbed after surveillance reinforcement, contributing to overall crime reduction.

Enhanced law enforcement efforts and collaboration with various stakeholders leading to positive results in crime control.