IndiaMinistry of Home Affairs

Arrest Under Anti-Terror Laws

The National Crime Records Bureau (sNCRB) compiles data on crime as reported to it by States and Union Territories and publishes the same in its annual publication ‘Crime in India’.  The published reports are available till the year 2019. As per the published reports, the number of cases registered, persons arrested, cases chargesheeted and sent for trial and the number of cases where chargesheet was filed after duration of one year under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) from the year 2017 to the year 2019 is as given below:

Year No. of Cases Registered No. of Persons Arrested No. of Cases Charge-sheeted and Sent for Trial No. of cases where Charge-sheet filed after duration of more than one year
2017 901 1554 272 123
2018 1182 1421 317 62
2019 1226 1948 485 157


This was stated by the Minister of State for Home Affairs, Shri Nityanand Rai in a written reply to question in the Lok Sabha today.

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