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Some 333,000 crimes were committed in the Czech Republic last year, 11,000, or 3% less than in 2008, a national news agency reported Saturday.

Some 333,000 crimes were committed in the Czech Republic last year, 11,000, or 3% less than in 2008, a national news agency reported Saturday.

According to CTK, the clearance rate slightly rose to 38.3%.

The number of murders fell from 202 in 2008 to 181 last year. The police also registered a fall in the number of credit scams and embezzlement cases.

Fewer cars were stolen, but the number of robberies was the same.

 

PRAGUE, January 30 (RIA Novosti)

 

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