Economy Kidnappings rise, murder cases decline, says 2017 NCRB data Updated : October 21, 2019 11:02 PM IST The annual crime data for 2017 has been released after a delay of more than a year. Murder cases registered a decline of 5.9 percent in 2017. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.