public transport logs over 1 thousand assaults until May in Manaus

Numbers represent mean seven rounds per day, diz Sinetram. recorded crimes yielded loss of more than R $ 300 one thousand.
16/06/2016 13h54 - Updated 16/06/2016 13h54
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Between January and May this year, the ten companies that operate in the public transport Manaus registered 1.082 assaults instances the collective, according to data of the Union of the State of Amazonas Passenger Transport Companies (Sinetram), released on Thursday (16).

Also according to the Sinetram, the numbers represent an average of seven rounds per day. The number of crimes recorded in 2016 surrendered to dealers a loss of more than R $ 310,8 one thousand.

The president of the union, Carmine Furletti, He believes that one of the alternatives to reduce the number of crimes within the bus is the use of passafácil cards for payment of the fare.

"There is only one alternative to manage to reduce this high rate of burglaries: the payment of the price through the passafácil cards. When we can reduce the flow of money within the bus, I'm sure that crimes will decrease. So we will increase the points of sale of credits 19 for 200 still this year, which will facilitate the recharging of the card to the user ", says President.

According to yet Furletti, public security organs need to continue working to combat this type of crime and provide more security for both users, as for employees.

"We know from all the police efforts to reduce this type of crime, but the daily average of assaults continues. In all cases the employees are instructed to register the police report and images of vehicles of security cameras are transferred to the police, that in some situations can identify criminals, but most are not solved ", ends.

As per the records of Sinetram, the regions with the highest crime rates in the collective are the northern and eastern areas of the capital, where the highest number of users, near 400 thousand per day.

From January to December 2015 They were recorded 2.701 assaults on collective tranpsorte in Manaus . Companies accounted for a loss of more than R $ 477,3 one thousand.

Source: G1

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