Jammu & Kashmir

750 arrested, 787 cases registered under UAPA in JK between 2018 to 2020: GoI

Relatives of inmates wait outside Srinagar central jail to meet their kin. [FPK File Photo/Vikar Syed]

New Delhi: The Government of India has informed the Parliament that a total of 787 cases under UAPA were registered while 750 persons were arrested in Jammu and Kashmir between 2018 to 2020.

The Minister of State (MoS) Nityanand Rai in the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) India responded to the queries in parliament including statistics regarding the number of cases registered and number of persons arrested under UAPA

In a written reply to the House, the MoS India said that the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) compiles the data on crime as reported to it by States and Union Territories and publishes the same in its annual publication ‘Crime in India’.

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