3,005 circumstances registered, 3,974 arrested beneath UAPA from 2016-18

New Delhi, September 16

A complete of three,005 circumstances have been registered within the nation beneath anti-terror regulation UAPA in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and altogether 3,974 individuals have been arrested on this connection, Union Minister of State for Home G Kishan Reddy mentioned within the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday.

In a written reply to a query, he mentioned the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is the central company that compiles the info on crimes as reported by the states and Union territories and publishes the identical in its annual publication “Crime in India”.

“The latest published report is of the year 2018. As per the report, a total of 922, 901 and 1,182 cases were registered and 999; 1,554 and 1,421 persons were arrested under the anti-terror law i.e. the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 (UAPA) in the country during 2016, 2017 and 2018 respectively,” Reddy mentioned.

According to the knowledge obtained from the NCRB, there are 232; 272 and 317 circumstances, whereby chargesheets have been filed by the safety businesses with respect to the circumstances registered beneath the UAPA in 2016, 2017 and 2018, respectively. — PTI

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