Ad Hominem

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Ad Hominem

[Latin, To the person.] A term used in debate to denote an argument made personally against an opponent, instead of against the opponent's argument.

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All reported crime incidents are divided into two main categories- crime against person and crime against property.
HURT: The police during the first nine months of this year failed to trace crooks in 28 cases registered under the head of 'Hurt.' The police reported a total of 11,786 'Hurt' cases in the category of crime against person this year.
HURT: The police, during the first nine months of this year, reported at least 11,786 'Hurt' cases in the category of crime against person. However, the provincial police had reported 12,593 such cases during the first nine months of 2017
Similarly, the police registered at least 34, 474 cases in the category of crime against person this year as compared to 33,693 such cases reported during the same period last year.
Vicente 'Ching' Veloso also pushed for the need to create separate criminal courts for crimes against person and property, and drug offenses.
HURT: The police, during the first seven months of this year, reported at least 8,803 'Hurt' cases in the category of crime against person. However, the provincial police had reported 9,644 such cases during the first seven months of 2017.
Similarly, the police registered at least 25,714 cases in the category of crime against person as compared to 32,904 such cases reported during the first six months of 2017.
Hurt: The Punjab police, during the first three months of this year reported at least 2,906 'Hurt' cases in the category of crime against person. However, the provincial police had reported 3,015 such cases during the first quarter of 2017.
According to the police data, at least 49,027 cases were registered under the head of crime against person in 2017 as compared to 50,388 such cases reported during the same period in 2016.
Index crimes such as crimes against persons and property totaled 206,386, or 40 percent of the total crime volume, with physical injury recording the most number of cases at 104,638.
He also directed to install walk through gates at all entry points of Moharram processions and Majalis centers, take strict measures against persons involved in inciting people, depute snipers and security officials on high buildings situated on procession routes.
Following Manalad's confirmation, the mayor appealed to all victims of crime against persons, to come forward and file appropriate charges against crime suspects arrested by the city police.