Theft incidents go up in the city

Officials and experts agree that curbing such crimes in the city requires a collaborative effort between the authorities and citizens. Recent Karnataka State Police data revealed a 27 percent increase in theft incidents in the city over the previous years. As of August 2023, around 6,800 incidents of theft have already been reported, with 1,230 […]

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‘1033’ not available 24/7

National highway and expressway commuters face difficulties to reach for help in times of emergency. BENGALURU: The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) helpline number, 1033 is not active 24/7, especially late at night and early in the morning. Winnie Jasper, a student from Andhra University, who was commuting on the NH16 said, “My bike […]

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On the edge of the law

Though the city sees a fall in the number of robberies, outskirts still see frequent robberies, data with the police show. Riddhiman Roy Kengeri, Golahalli, Kumbalgodu and other areas in the outskirts continue facing cases of chain snatching and robberies, even as the city is 14.5 per cent safer from robberies as compared to 2017, […]

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Most of Theft Cases go Unreported

Bangalore ranks second in terms of police satisfaction Bangalore Nov. 22, 2018 By Aiswarya Sriram A survey published in the National Crime Records Bureau called ‘Safety Trends and Reporting of Crime’, says only 18 percent of people in Bangalore reported thefts in police stations. The report covers four major cities of India, namely Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, […]

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