Printer Friendly

Crime rate decreases in Kazakhstan.

ASTANA (CyHAN)- The rate of registered crimes decreased by 5.5 percent (from 177,896 to 168,132) in Kazakhstan in the first half of 2014 compared to the same period of last year, chairperson of the Committee on Legal Statistics and Special Accounts of the General Prosecutor's Office Saule Aytpayeva said on July 25.

"The rate of all categories of crimes decreased," she said at a press conference in Astana. "So, the rate of the most heinous crimes decreased by 24.3 percent (from 1,461 to 1,106), heinous crimes - by 25.7 percent (from 19,072 to 14,172), insignificant crimes - by 7.6 percent (from 21,984 to 20,305)."

The share of the most heinous crimes is 0.7 percent (1,106), heinous - 8.4 percent (14,172), insignificant crimes - 12.1 percent (20,305) in the structure of crimes.

"The majority of committed crimes fall to the moderate crimes," she said. "Moreover, the level of committed murders is being declined, according to the statistics. A 22.6 percent decrease (from 584 to 452) was observed."

A 49 percent decrease is observed in robbery (from 913 to 466) and pillage by 27.9 percent (from 9,846 to 7,101). (Cihan/Trend az)

CyHAN

Copyright 2014 Cihan News Agency. All right reserved. Provided by SyndiGate Media Inc. ( Syndigate.info ).

COPYRIGHT 2014 SyndiGate Media Inc.
No portion of this article can be reproduced without the express written permission from the copyright holder.
Copyright 2014 Gale, Cengage Learning. All rights reserved.

 
Article Details
Printer friendly Cite/link Email Feedback
Publication:Cihan News Agency (CNA)
Geographic Code:9KAZA
Date:Jul 26, 2014
Words:224
Previous Article:Uzbekistan, South Korea discuss development of bilateral cooperation.
Next Article:UN Chief continue to hold discussion in Cairo for ceasefire in Gaza.
Topics:

Terms of use | Privacy policy | Copyright © 2018 Farlex, Inc. | Feedback | For webmasters