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December 12, 2017

Maximum cases of rape reported from Madhya Pradesh in 2016; Uttar Pradesh accounts for 9.5% of total IPC crime in India;


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New Delhi: Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5% of total IPC crime reported in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh (8.9%), Maharashtra (8.8%) and Kerala (8.7%) during 2016.

Out of total 38,947 cases of rape reported in the country during 2016, maximum cases of rape were reported from Madhya Pradesh (4,882), followed by Uttar Pradesh (4,816) and then Maharashtra (4,189).

Even in terms of Juvenile in conflict related cases, of the total 1903 rape cases, the 442 cases were reported from Madhya Pradesh, followed by Maharashtra (2580 and Rajasthan (159).

A total of 30,450 cases of murder were reported during 2016, showing a decline of 5.2% over 2015 (32,127 cases). Uttar Pradesh (4,889 cases) reported the highest number of cases of murder accounting for 16.1% followed by Bihar with 8.5% (2,581 cases) and Maharashtra with 7.6% (2,299 cases) during 2016.

Uttar Pradesh (15,898 cases) reported the highest number of cases of kidnapping & abduction accounting for 18.1% followed by Maharashtra with 10.6% (9,333 cases) and Bihar with 8.3% (7,324 cases) during 2016.

A total of 72,829 cases of offences against public tranquillity were registered under various sections of IPC during 2016, out of which rioting cases accounted for 85.1% of total such cases.

Maximum number of cases under offence against public tranquillity were reported in Bihar (18.4%) followed by Uttar Pradesh (12.0%) and Maharashtra (11.9%) during 2016.

Home Minister Rajnath Singh released Crime in India – 2016 published by the National Crime Records Bureau

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh today released the ‘Crime in India – 2016’ published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Ministry of Home Affairs here today. It is for the first time, for 19 Metropolitan cities (having population above 2 million) also, chapters on “Violent Crimes”,” Crime Against Women”,” Crime Against Children”, “Juveniles in conflict with law”, “Crime Against SC/STs”, “Economic Crimes”,” Cyber Crimes”,” Crime Against Senior Citizens” and “Disposal of Cases by Police and Court” have been included in the report.

CLICK here for Crime in India – 2016 Snapshots

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