City tops in crimes against sr citizens, 2nd against women

NCRB data children rape

As per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data, total 2,380 cyber crime cases were registered in Maharashtra during 2016.

However, several heinous crimes including crimes against women like rape, sexual assault and molestation, have shown an upward swing.

Most such cases were reported under the category "Cruelty by Husband or His Relatives", followed by "Assault on Women with Intent to Outrage Her Modesty" and "Kidnapping and Abduction of Women".

Andhra Pradesh stood eight with 16,362 cases.

In urban India, Delhi accounted for 33% of the total crimes committed against women in metropolitan cities. "Dedicated teams are following up on all the cases to ensure that the guilty are convicted", he said.

A whopping 3737,870 people were arrested in the country in 2016- 3271,262 out of the total were chargesheeted.

Maharashtra held the second position in the country after Uttar Pradesh (UP) in cases of kidnapping and abduction of children, with 7,956 cases registered, followed by Madhya Pradesh (MP) with 6,016 cases registered.

Delhi reported the highest crime rate against women at 160.4% against the national average rate of 55.2%.

Delhi topped the list of auto thefts with 38,644 cases followed by Uttar Pradesh at 34,480 cases and Maharashtra at 22,435 cases. The city also recorded ten instances of atrocities against scheduled tribe people which was the same number as Ahmedabad, while only Hyderabad (21) and Jaipur (88) recorded higher numbers of incidences of crime against scheduled tribe people.

Uttar Pradesh recorded 9.5% of the total IPC crime reports in the country, followed by Madhya Pradesh (8.9%), Maharashtra (8.8%) and Kerala (8.7%).

While Uttar Pradesh reported 4,889 murder cases, the national capital reported almost 40 percent of rape cases.

Rape cases in the state have increased from 1105 in 2015 to 1278 in 2016. Karnataka is on the third rank with 1,101 cases of cyber crimes of the same period. The overall figure of missing persons (adults and minors) stood at 5,49, 008 for 2016.

Mumbai: Maharashtra is the second top state after Uttar Pradesh where the maximum number of cases related to cyber crime were registered during 2016. No crimes were recorded under Section 66F (cyber terrorism) in the State.

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