Report No. 177
According to the letter of the IGP, state Crime Records Bureau, the total number of arrests under cognizable crimes under IPC and SLL is 1,64,035. The number of persons arrested under preventive provisions is 5,884. The percentage of arrests made in relation to bailable offences is 71%.
Jorhat district was selected for the purpose of study in this State. Among the IPC offences, the largest number of arrests were made for the offence of theft. It is 239 out of a total of 1,351. The percentage of arrests for bailable offence is not furnished.