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Crime rates increase during Ramadhan

  • Hans David Tampubolon

    The Jakarta Post

Jakarta | Fri, August 19 2011 | 08:00 am

PREMIUM The Jakarta Police say that in the 30-day period around the start of Ramadhan crime rates increased by 9 percent.

Jakarta Police deputy chief Brig. Gen. Suhardi Alius said here on Thursday that the trend reversed the ongoing one of the previous two months, during which the city saw a decrease in crime rates. Suhardi did not reveal the figures.

“We are going to conduct tighter moni...