Filing of chargesheets: State tops list

Published: 25th July 2012 12:39 PM  |   Last Updated: 25th July 2012 12:39 PM   |  A+A-

Kerala tops the list of states where maximum number of chargesheets were filed before the courts, out of the cases which were investigated.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report-2011, Kerala has an average of 95.6 per cent when it comes to filing chargesheets in cases in courts, while the national average is 79.5 per cent.

Also, Kerala police are far ahead of their counterparts from other states, when it comes to securing the conviction of the guilty.

Out of the 100 cases presented before the court by the Kerala police, as many as 65 cases are convicted, while the national average is 41.1 per cent.

Out of the total of 1,94,069 cases investigated by the Kerala police in 2011, chargesheets were filed in as many as 1,49,817 cases. Maharashtra, which investigated the most number of cases in the country of 3,13,442, filed chargesheets in only 1,39,104 cases.

Tamil Nadu police which investigated 2,70,206 cases submitted chargessheets in only 1,32,725 cases. 

In Karnataka, chargesheets were filed in courts in 1,10,297 cases of the total 1,98,428 cases.

Uttar Pradesh police investigated 2,17,459 cases and chargesheets were filed in only 1,21,688 cases, said the report.


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