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Increasing Crime Inspite of Public outrage against it, signals the failure of Criminal Justice system. Low rate of conviction in comparison to United States of America, Britain, France and other developed countries is also seen as a reason for increasing crime rate. Till date Inspite of the media regularly highlighting the increasing crime rate specially, crime against women there is no research conducted by the Govt. (both state & central Govt.) to ascertain the causes resulting into increase in crime. There is as on today no data to indicate as to whether growth of crime rate is on account of mild sentences, or simply on account of low conviction rate, still the Governments have increased the sentences for certain sentences for like rape, enacted special laws relating to sexual offences against children. Special Procedures to deal with organized crime etc. The increase in the number of crimes can also be attributed to, factors like increase in population, decrease in physical space between people, migration from villages to cities & towns and coming up of slums, poverty, unemployment, increasing gap between population Judge ratio resulting into long delays, collapse of social interaction, disregard of social responsibility etc.

21/07/2017 Criminal wanted in Andhra held in UP
A criminal wanted for murder in Andhra Pradesh was arrested here after a gun battle with security forces, police said on Friday.Superintendent of Police Akash Tomar said the criminal, Deepak Sharma, and his accomplice were on a motorcycle but did not halt during checking at Kamla Nagar on Thursday night.When policemen chased them, the criminals opened fire, resulting in a gunfight. While the accomplice escaped, Sharma was overpowered.Sharma, a resident of Muzaffarnagar, confessed to his involvement in several cases of robbery and murder in Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh. He had committed a robbery in the state treasury in Andhra Pradesh in which a security guard was killed. The Andhra Pradesh Police had announced a reward of Rs 25,000 for his arrest. "We are making efforts to arrest the accomplice too," said Tomar.