According to National Crime Records Bureau Report
• Property crimes accounted for 20.3% of total IPC crimes. Such crimes reported
an increase of 2.8% in 2007 over 2006.
• Auto Theft (1,00,255) cases accounted for 35.2% of all Theft cases (2,85,043).
Chandigarh reported the crime rate at 81.5 for Auto Theft as compared to the
National rate of 8.8.
• 28.4% of stolen motor vehicles (28,126 out of 98,930) were recovered during
2007 out of which only 22.0% (6,181 out of 28,126) could be co-ordinated
(rightful owner traced).
Source: National Crime Records Bureau Report (NCRB)