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Police solve less than half of cases

On January 16, the Pravda daily wrote that despite an overall decrease in the country’s crime rate, the number of violent crimes has increased. And of all cases, the police eventually solve a mere four out of ten. The worst ratio concerns stolen cars.

On January 16, the Pravda daily wrote that despite an overall decrease in the country’s crime rate, the number of violent crimes has increased. And of all cases, the police eventually solve a mere four out of ten. The worst ratio concerns stolen cars.

Last year, police managed to solve fewer than 20 percent stolen car cases. Concerning murders, the police solved almost all the cases twelve years ago, while only 78 percent in 2007 and just 64 percent in 2006. Jaroslav Ivor, the former head of investigators, says the problem is societal as well as a result of frequent dismissals of police officers. SITA

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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