The crime rate in Sundargarh police district is soaring every passing day. During the last 20 months, 94 people have been lynched in Sundargarh. From January 2013 to September 2014, 94 murder cases have been registered in different police stations in Sundargarh.
At least 123 people have been arrested and forwarded to the court. Similarly, 20 cases of dacoity hae been registered with the arrest of 68 people. 21 cases of chain snatching have been registered. 52 people have been arrested in connection with snatching incidents.
In addition, 137 treasury theft cases have been registered by Sundargarh police with the arrest of 111 people. In 2013, the total number of theft cases was 199, while from January 2014 to September 2014, 124 such cases have been registered.
37 cheating cases were registered in Sundargarh in 2013. The number stands at 31 from January to September 2014. In total, 64 people have been arrested and forwarded to court. 21 cases of communal violence have been registered during the same period as compared to 38 cases in 2013.
In 2013, 53 rape cases were registered at various police stations in Sundargarh. In 2014, 39 such cases have been registered till September 2014. In all rape cases in 2013 and 2014, 117 people have been arrested and forwarded to court.
1,154 other cases had been registered in 2013, wile 954 such cases have been registered till September in 2014. In total, 2,077 persons have been arrested.