Cases Of Riots, Group Clashes Recorded In 2016

Cases Of Riots, Group Clashes Recorded In 2016

Among the states, Uttar Pradesh recorded the highest number of IPC crimes at 9.5 per cent, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 8.9 per cent, Maharashtra at 8.8 per cent, and Kerala at 8.7 per cent.

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

According to the NCRB report, total of 1226 cases were reported against foreign nationals in various police stations in India.

Delhi also reported the highest number of kidnappings and abductions - 5,453 cases (48.3 percent) followed by Mumbai with 1,876 cases (16.6 percent) and Bengaluru 879 cases (7.8 percent) during 2016. Telangana is second in the country after Maharashtra (800) in terms of number of cheating cases (224) registered in which the victims were senior citizens. In contrast, Hyderabad has shown a declining trend with 386 cases being registered in 2014 and 291 cases in 2016.

The state has, however, shown an increase in violent crimes.

Delhi reported 33 percent (13,803 cases of the total 41,761 cases in 19 cities with a population above two million) of total crimes against women and was followed by Mumbai at 12.3 percent (5,128 cases).

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The country also reported a rise in rape cases, with an increase of 12.4% from 34,651 cases in 2015 to 38,947 in 2016.

There were a total of 4.30 lakh cases registered under various provisions of the Indian Penal Code and state laws in Maharashtra in 2016. This number is a 12 per cent decrease from 2015 when a total of 66,676 cases were registered. Only Uttar Pradesh, with 2,639 cases, reported more offences.

With the Supreme Court, earlier this year, coming down heavily on the Centre for not declaring data on missing children, the Crime In India 2016 report has for the first time listed cases under this category, revealing that a total of 1,11,569 children were reported missing last year. The Congress party has been trying to woo the Dalits, STs and other backward classes of the state in its Gujarat Assembly election campaign by regularly speaking about such atrocities being committees against them allegedly by fringe groups who are patronized by the state's ruling BJP. No crimes were recorded under Section 66F (cyber terrorism) in the State.

Mumbai: Maharashtra is the second top state after Uttar Pradesh where the maximum number of cases related to cyber crime were registered during 2016.

Overall, Maharashtra stood third in terms of total IPC cases registered in 2013.

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