Monday, 15, April, 2024

Meeting of the Senate Defense and Security Affairs Committee took place on February 28. In it, information was heard about the cooperation work of the MIA in 2023 with the relevant ministries and agencies on the prevention and prevention of crimes.

Reportedly, 82.7 percent of the total crimes committed in Uzbekistan in 2023 were revealed, 7,563 wanted persons were caught, and 450 missing persons were found. As a result of quick search activities, 6,455 crimes committed using information technology tools were detected.

More than 40,000 women who have been subjected to harassment and violence have been issued protection warrants. As a result of preventive measures, 17,327 families were reconciled, and 1,450 women who faced family problems and violence were placed in Women's Rehabilitation and Adaptation Centers.

In particular, 104,096 crimes were registered in the country in 2023, of which 74,202 or 71.3 percent were committed in the reporting year. The total number of crimes in the country was 289 per 100,000 inhabitants. This negative figure was 735 in Tashkent city, 415 in Tashkent province, 378 in Syrdarya, 328 in Fergana.

In particular, 141 or 38.8 percent of 363 murders committed in 12 months of 2023 were caused by family disputes.

As a result of insufficient attention to the elimination of youth problems, crimes committed among young people and minors in 2023 increased by 5.3% compared to 2022.

It was also noted at the meeting that the number of traffic accidents is increasing day by day.

9,839 traffic accidents occurred in 2023, in which 9,209 citizens were injured and 2,282 citizens died. In 2023, there were 1,794 traffic accidents involving children, in which 1,568 children were injured and 263 children died.

At the meeting, the senators also focused on building an intolerant attitude towards crime among the public, preventing crimes, ensuring the protection of the rights and freedoms and legal interests of citizens. Appropriate recommendations have been made in this regard.

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