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NCRB stats out; heres what it says about crime in India

30 November 2017, 11:56 | Melissa Porter

Uttar Pradesh, Delhi top crime list in 2016: NCRB

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

Meanwhile, Madhya Pradesh followed by UP reported maximum number of rape cases by women. IPC Crimes have increased marginally by 0.9 percent (from 29,49,400 in 2015 to 29,75,711 in 2016). SLL Crimes have increased by 5.4% (from 17,61,276 in 2015 to 18,55,804 in 2016).

Cases of crimes against children have hugely increased between 2014 and 2016, by 19.6%.

According to the report, "Crime Against Women" have reported an increase of 2.9 per cent in 2016 over 2015. Delhi (479 cases) reported the highest number of murders followed by Bengaluru with (229 cases) and Patna with (195 cases).

State BJP spokesperson and Minister Vishwas Sarang said the report shows that in most cases, culprits were acquaintances of victims.

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

Cases reported under "Juveniles in Conflict with Law" have also shown a decreasing trend too, in the year 2016, there were 35,849 cases against 38,455 cases in the year 2014, but a increase in comparison to year 2015 (33,433).

MP is followed by Uttar Pradesh and Maharashtra with 4,816 and 4,189 rape cases registered, respectively, in 2016. Out of the 2,194 murder cases registered across the Metros, Hyderabad has 86 cases with 1.1 per cent share and out of 9,264 deaths due to rash and negligent driving, Telangana with 5.7 per cent share has registered 448 deaths. It was followed by Bihar with 5,701 cases and Rajasthan with 5,134 cases. The Congress has also formed a truck with Dalit leader Jignesh Mewani and OBC leader Alpesh Thakore (who has joined the party and is contesting the polls as a Congress candidate) while promising them that, if voted to power in the state, the party would ensure that such crimes do not recur.

The popular perception that crime graph has gone down after prohibition in Bihar previous year notwithstanding, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) reports that the state saw the second highest number of cases of heinous crime, including murder, after UP in 2016. Twenty-three persons have died due to other forms of negligence in 2016. This is the first time NCRB has published the crime data of metropolitan cities separately.

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