Rise in crime rates in Chennai as lockdown eases

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Tamil Nadu: Increase in Crimes as Chennai Eases Lockdown

With Chennai easing the lockdown restrictions, the city has witnessed 12 murders within 18 days of August month, said a report of The Times Of India. Conversely, the number of killings had reduced to 6 in June, when the lockdown was stricter. According to retired police officer Aravindhan, several first-time offenders have confessed of taking up chain snatching due to the financial misery caused by the loss of jobs. 

Thu, 20 Aug 2020 - 03:55 PM / by Anjali Bharti

Tags: Covid-19, Crime, Police, murders, Chennai

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