He said majority of cases of serious crime that took place in 2018 were solved by the police and the accused had been punished through legal process.
However, the leader of opposition in assembly Tejashwi Prasad Yadav was conspicuous by his absence.
So far, proposals to confiscate properties under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) in 131 cases have been sent to the Enforcement Directorate.
These proposals involve properties worth more than Rs256 crore, he said.CM Nitish Kumar, deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi , leader of opposition in the Council Rabri Devi were present during the joint session held at the recently inaugurated central hall.
The accused in altogether 3,650 cases were sentenced in 2018, he said.“Providing a society free from fear by establishing the rule of law is the topmost priority of the state government.
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