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More extortionists and poachers in Buryatia

More extortionists and poachers in Buryatia
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In Buryatia, following the results of nine months of 2021, the number of registered crimes increased by 1,1% compared to the same period last year. At the same time, for some items, the growth amounted to more than 70%.

As EastRussia was told in the republican prosecutor's office, a total of 15 965 crimes were registered in the region. For nine months, the number of robberies increased by 16,7%, frauds - by 32%. The largest increase was in the number of crimes related to illegal hunting - by 70%, and extortion - by 87,1%.

On the other hand, there were 25,5% fewer murders and attempted murders, rape and attempted rape in the region - by 28,3%, robberies - by 24,5%. The number of registered hooliganism decreased the most - by 43,8%. Also, positive trends were noted in the reduction of theft, causing grievous bodily harm, drug articles and illegal arms trafficking.

In total, 5,5% fewer crimes were committed in public places. The share of such crimes in general statistics has also decreased. In January-September 2020, there were 31% of them, and now - 29%. On the other hand, cybercriminals began to use information and telecommunication technologies more often - an increase in this area was 21,6%.

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