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Criminal Prosecution

Defendants convicted, by type of offence, 2017
Type of offencePersons convicted
1 Excluding road traffic offences.
2 Including attempted murder.
Total offences716,04424,47950,434637,131
Offences against government or public order and offences inoffice123,1781,0151,73320,430
Offences against the person1110,6897,7589,92293,009
Violation of maintenance obligations1,089- 41,085
exual abuse of children1,8662641681,434
Sexual assault; sexual coercion; rape1,3671391681,060
Bodily harm including serions and dangerous injury160,7955,9706,90147,924
Offences against property314,19514,32721,671278,197
Theft and misappropriation123,2118,7569,022105,433
Robbery and extortion, robberylike assault on motor vehicle drivers7,1561,5441,2884,324
Forgery of documents
(including false certification and modification of official identification documents)
Offences dangerous to the public including crimes against the environment13,6532442733,136
Road traffic offences158,9781,2466,906150,826
Offences under other laws105,3513,8899,92991,533
Narcotics Law60,1303,4447,88748,799
residence act6,729115016,217

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