Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

[t4b-ticker]

India

Delhi Most Unsafe For Women Despite 25% Drop In Crime Rate: NCRB Report

According to the data released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the number of cases registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Delhi saw a sharp dip between 2019 and 2020.

The girl named 25 people in her complaint along with three unknown persons, police said. (PTI Photo)

New Delhi: The national capital witnessed nearly 25 per cent less crime against women in 2020 as compared to 2019 following the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown, as per the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.

In 2020, 10,093 cases were reported in Delhi against 13,395 cases in 2019 which is 24.65 per cent less than the year earlier.

The national capital reported 997 cases of rape in 2020, the highest in the UTs.

ALSO READ: New Gujarat Cabinet To Be Sworn-In Today, Several Old Guards May Be Dropped

In 2020, Delhi reported a total of 1,840 cases of assault on women with intent to outrage their modesty, 2,938 cases of kidnapping and abduction of women, nine cases of attempt to commit rape and one murder with rape or gangrape, according to the latest data.

The Delhi Police have always emphasised the fact that women safety is one of the top priorities for them.

According to the NCRB data, the national capital registered 2,557 cases of cruelty by a husband or his relatives (section 498 A of the IPC) last year.

ALSO READ: NH-44 Blockade: Haryana Govt Forms Panel To Hold Talks With Protesting Farmers

Meanwhile, a total of 416 cases were registered of insulting the modesty of women and 110 cases of dowry deaths (section 304B of the IPC) were registered in 2020, it stated.

In 2020, there were a total of two cases of acid attack (section 326A of the IPC), it further added.

Advertisement. Scroll to continue reading.

(With PTI Inputs)

You May Also Like

Kerala

Several people have been injured and displaced while 18 people have been found dead as heavy rains pounded south and central Kerala causing flash...

India

With these deaths, the count of civilian killings reached nine in the past two weeks in Jammu and Kashmir.

India

A senior police official of Sonipat police said that while seeking Sarabjit's custody, police submitted before the court that they have to make certain...

Opinion

Recently, Welhungerhilfe and Concern worldwide, the two globally acknowledged organizations, released the Global Hunger Index (GHI)-2021. The report places India at 101st place amongst...

Advertisement