Law and order has been a perennial problem for our state, figures are shown every where on the no. of various crimes been committed in the state. However things seems to be changing and recent reports suggest that the reforms have happened in Bihar over the last few months.
An increased conviction rate since January this year has brought some major relief to senior police officials.Statistics for the month of May show that as many as 82 people were sentenced to life imprisonment within a month of committing heinous crimes in the state.In April, 120 persons were convicted in cases under the Arms Act, as compared to 110 criminals convicted in the month of March, under different cases. 267 persons had been convicted in cases under different sections of the IPC, 162 persons had been sentenced in cases under the Arms Act in May alone. While 34 persons were sentenced to rigorous imprisonment for over 10 years, 317 persons had been awarded less than 10 years imprisonment by different courts in the state.