Hangzhou solved all homicide cases that occurred in the first eight months of this year. They included rape, arson, kidnap and bombing crimes, local officials said yesterday.
Meanwhile, the number of criminal cases dropped 4.72 percent; homicide and felony cases decreased 15 percent and 16.81 percent respectively.
Crimes of robbery, extortion and theft declined 27.01 percent, 33 percent and 4.39 percent respectively in the same period, they said.
Hangzhou police are stepping up fight against violent crimes as well as vices of prostitution, gambling, drug abuse and frauds.
Source: Hangzhou International Center