Government to Raise Value of Grave Crimes

Published: 17th September 2015 03:52 AM  |   Last Updated: 17th September 2015 04:05 AM   |  A+A-

HYDERABAD: Following a proposal from  director-general of police Anurag Sharma, the state government has raised the value of grave crime limits including robberies, house burgalaries and ordinary thefts.

The government took the decision keeping in view the living standards of general public and the increasing cost of gold and silver ornaments which people are buying increasingly.

In his proposal, the DGP sai that in 2001, when the revised limits have been prescribed to categorize a case as grave, the cost of one-tola gold was Rs 4,000 to Rs 5,000 and one-kilo silver was about Rs 6,000. Now, the value have risen eight fold to about Rs 30,000 and Rs 58,000 respectively.

The government accepted the proposal for  enhancement of value of property to categorise as grave crimes.


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