The Nagpur city has ranked first in terms of violent crime in Maharashtra and thus got dubious reputation as the second capital of crime. As per the National Crime Records Bureau 2019 report, the city which is witnessing rapid growth in various sectors has also seen a rise in crime in the last few years. Recently the NCRB released a report on 20 crime-hit metros in the country. It states that Patna is first and Nagpur is second.
According to the 2019 report, Patna, the capital of Bihar has a homicide rate of 4.7 per one lakh population and Nagpur 3.6 per lakh population. The country’s capital Delhi comes third at 3.10 while Jaipur 3.0 and Lucknow 2.60 follow the list.Pune ranks 13th in crime in the country while Mumbai ranks 19th in the country in terms of best policing. The point to be noted here is that over the past year, the Nagpur police have been aggressive in preventing crime. They have taken many measures to eliminate crime from the city.