In a statewide crackdown on the goons and criminals in the state, the police arrested 2,258 persons in one week. Among the four police ranges in the state, Kannur tops the list with most number of arrests followed by Kochi.
As per statistics with the police, a total of 1,028 criminals were arrested from Kannur range in one week, while 526 in Kochi range.
Thrissur came third with 499 arrests, followed by Thiruvananthapuram with 205.
In the district-wise statistics too, Kannur district is at the top with 397 arrests followed by Alappuzha with 321. Kottayam district is at the bottom with only 3 arrests.