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Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Bohol crimes increase in Nov, non-index, now up

TAGBILARAN CITY, December 15 (PIA)--Crime volume in Bohol escalates 8.77% in November compared to last month as police blotters recorded 638 as against 532 in October. 

The spike in total crime volume however feature a 15.25% decrease in index crimes, which amounted to 45 cases lesser than last month, according to Camp Dagohoy's Police Superintendent Ricky Delelis. 

Reporting about Bohol's peace and order at the Provincial Peace and Order Council meeting at the Reynas Garden and Haven, December 14, Supt. Delelis, operations in-charge at Camp Dagohoy also pointed out to a 29.45% increase in non index crimes in November. 

Of Bohol's total crime volume in November at 806, a good 167 cases, or 26% are traffic related incidents. 

Without traffic incidents, Bohol could only have 638 crime cases, according to Delelis.

Of the 806 total crime volume, 510 are index crimes. And of the 510, 167 are also traffic related incidents. 

It may be recalled that Camp Dagohoy and the Bohol Provincial Police Office implemented Oplan Lambat Sibat, which had police officers swooping down on criminal elements especially into the drug trade. 

Non Index crimes, police crime statisticians explained, means those which are backed by special laws and not necessarily by the revised penal code. 

An increase in the Non Index Crimes tell a proactive police organization deciding to move out from their desk duties in order to curb criminals and their activities.

Topping Bohol crime types in November is theft at 141 cases, followed by physical injuries at 58 and robbery at 57 cases. 

Police also recorded 11 Boholano deaths by shooting while one victim while one more survived the attack.

Tagbilaran City claims 5 deaths, and one injury while the towns of Candijay, Danao, Sierra Bullones Buenavista and Tubigon as having these shootings. 

In Tagbilaran too, of the 5 deaths, police said the motive of one killing was drugs, another died for robbery and the remaining four are still undetermined. (rac/PIA-7/Bohol)

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