THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Over 13,000 goondas have been arrested throughout Kerala between December 18 final 12 months to January 9, 2022, the state police mentioned on Tuesday.
The arrests are the results of a state-wide crackdown by the police on anti-social parts, a launch by the State Police Media Centre mentioned.
The state-wide crackdown has come within the wake of a number of situations of violent killings in Kerala, together with the again to again murders of an SDPI and a BJP chief in Alappuzha inside hours of one another in early December final 12 months.
In the wake of the killings, State Police Chief Anil Kant had ordered strict motion in opposition to anti-social parts in Kerala.
So far, 13,032 goondas have been arrested within the state-wide raids at 16,680 places and 5,987 cell phones have been seized, the discharge mentioned.
Besides that, circumstances have been registered in opposition to 215 individuals below the Kerala Anti Social Activities (Prevention) Act, 2007, it mentioned and added that steps had been additionally taken to cancel the bail of 61 individuals who had violated the bail situations.
The highest quantity had been arrested in Thiruvananthapuram Rural (1,506) adopted by Alappuzha (1,322), Kollam City (1,054), Palakkad (1,023) and Kasaragod (1,020), the discharge mentioned.
The highest variety of cell phones seized was additionally from Thiruvananthapuram Rural with 1,103, it mentioned.