Report No. 177
The particulars furnished by the DGP Bihar appears to pertain to the district of Muzaffarpur. The total number of arrests during the year 1998 in the said district for substantive offences was 3,322. The arrests under preventive provisions of law is stated to be 560. The percentage of arrests made in relation to bailable offence is stated to be 34.66%.
By a subsequent letter dated 30.5.2000, the DGP, Human Rights, Bihar has furnished the particulars with respect to the entire State (?). According to this letter, the total number of arrests is 2,38,613. The particulars of preventive arrests however have not been furnished. It is stated that the percentage of arrests made in relation to bailable offence is 13.90%.