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Violent crime cases in Tawau remarked over 139 cases last year


Tawau : The overall violent crime cases in this area only one case showed an increase of 139 cases over the past year compared to 138 cases in the district.

Chief Assistant Commissioner, AwangBesarDullah said, the growth was recorded only for criminal cases involving the rape of a total of 24 cases compared  to 17 cases involving robberies by 79 cases compared to 69 cases each year in 2013. At the same time, a property crime in the district has reduced cases numbering 699 cases compared to 737 cases in 2013.

As a whole, he told reporters at district police headquarters (IPD)monthly gathering event here in Tawau today. AwangBesarsaid, only property crimes involving stolen motorcycles pointedthat an increase of 154 cases compared to 148 cases last year, and 12 cases of snatch theft compared to four cases in 2013.

Reported cases of violent crime resolve also showed an increase of 102 cases recorded last year compared to just 88 cases on the previous year. While property crime also showed dilute of cases dissolve, namely a total of 281 cases in 2014 compared to 435 cases in year 2013.He said, regarding the number of arrests involving drug offenses, it increased by 8.15 percentabout 2,057 people have been arrested in the past year compared to 1,902  inthe previous year.

In the meantime, he also urged members not to spread any rumors or false information that has not been ascertained precisely mainly involve safety aspects in this area./ SayangSabah


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