As crime conviction rate plunges,govt asks DGP to submit a report
MUMBAI, Aug. 27 -- After recording a high of 58.29 percent in 2020, the conviction rate in Maharashtra has seen a shocking drop in the last two years. From 54.36 percent in 2021, the rate plunged to 46.36 percent in 2022 and then to 41.36 percent in the first six months of 2023. The state government has taken the fall very seriously and has sought a report from the state director-general of police (DGP). Once the report is submitted, the home department is expected to tweak rules to fix responsibility on public prosecutors (PPs) and investigating officers....
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