Crime volume up 5% in March – DILG

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MANILA, Philippines — The country’s crime incidents rose by over five percent in March, Interior Secretary Eduardo Año said Monday.
Año bared that there was a 1,584 increase in the number of total crimes from February to March.


“Ang ating total crime incident nung February ay 28,214. Kung titignan natin, sa Marso ay 29,798. So, mayroong 5.61 percent na pagtaas, additional 1,584,” he said on TeleRadyo’s Sakto.
(Our total crime incidents in February is 28,214. In March, it was 29,798. So, there is a 5.61 percent increase, an additional 1,584.)

“Kung titignan natin ‘yung index crime volume from 2,726 ay naging 2,841 o may dagdag na 115,” he continued.
(If we look at the index crime volume, from 2,726, it became 2,841 or an increase of 115.)


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