Home Minister Gulab Chand Kataria also informed that crime against women in the last year had came down by 9.7 percent while those against SC by 12 percent and ST by 16 percent.

After chairing a monthly meeting of police officers, the minister said taking action against hardened criminals was the top priorities of the state police department this year. The minister  said he had given necessary directions to the officials and directed them to control cyber crime and strengthen Special Operations group.

Kataria also discussed with the senior police officials about the demands and problems of the policemen and assured that the government would made efforts to construct 5,000 quarters to solve the problem of residence of the policemen.

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