Sunday, February 28, 2021

Major success as crime drops 17pc

Decisive action, community co-operation and the Covid-19 crisis combined to drastically reduce crime by 17 per cent last year, not including traffic offences which fell by an even greater amount. Criminal cases including terrorism, murder and drugs investigated by the country’s Public Prosecution reached 65,969 last year compared with 79,348 in 2019 .