Four cars stolen every hour in Delhi in 2016: NCRB

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

National Capital Delhi recorded the highest cases of crimes against women in 2016 among metropolitan cities, with a crime rate of 182.1 crimes per one lakh population, according to the latest data released by the National Crime Records Bureau.

The NCRB breakdown reveals that total of 382 cases of crime against foreign nationals were reported in the country.

Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh reported the highest incidence of rape with 4,882 cases (12.5 percent) and 4,816 (12.4 percent) respectively followed by Maharashtra 4,189 (10.7 percent) previous year, according to the NCRB data.

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. In contrast, Hyderabad has shown a declining trend with 386 cases being registered in 2014 and 291 cases in 2016.

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

More news: Trump Calls Acquittal in Sanctuary City Murder `Disgraceful'

The only solace to be drawn from the report is the minor decline in total number of murder cases in the country - down by 5.2 per cent (total of 30,450 such cases 2016), along with a similar dip in cases of rioting (5 per cent) and robbery (11.8 per cent).

According to the report, "Crime Against Women" have reported an increase of 2.9 per cent in 2016 over 2015. 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.

Rape cases in the state have increased from 1105 in 2015 to 1278 in 2016. UP was followed by West Bengal at 9.6% (32,513 cases). Mumbai also ranked second in cases of kidnapping and abduction of children, with 5,457 cases in Delhi and 1,864 cases in Mumbai. "We are open to register cyber crime cases and have been continuously spreading awareness among people regarding cyber threats".

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.

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

Related News:



Most liked

Hurricane Hunters close intense 2017 season
As Hurricane Irma barreled toward the Florida Keys in early September, it pummeled a number of Caribbean islands, including St. Together, these satellites will provide a significant boost to hurricane monitoring for the 2018 season.

Prince William presents Santa with letter from son George
William pointed to the word "nice" and pleaded his son's case, saying: "But he's been a nice boy, a nice boy". The cute exchange came after the Prince met members of the Finnish Air Force at Helsinki airport.

Holiday declared in 5 districts in Tamil Nadu
Thiruvananthapuram MP Shashi Tharoor tweeted; "Some 450 Kerala fishermen on 80 boats missing at sea since last night". The name Ockhi , given by Bangladesh, is expected to move further north-westward towards Lakshwadeep, he said.

Inside tour: First lady decorates White House for Christmas
And that wish for a Merry Christmas, was proclaimed loud and proud, all the way down to this year's official Christmas cards. The dancers echoed the first themed Christmas at the White House , Jacqueline Kennedy's "Nutcracker Suite" in 1961.

Sam Allardyce to attend Everton game against West Ham with appointment imminent
David Unsworth remains in caretaker charge as the Toffees face West Ham at Goodison Park at 20:00 GMT. Everton have confirmed that former England manager Sam Allardyce is poised to be appointed manager.

Xiaomi Redmi 5A with Snapdragon 425 and 3000mAh Battery Launched in India
The Rs 4,999 price tag for the 2GB RAM/16GB storage version will however be applicable for a limited period (50 lakh units) only. The 3000mAh powerhouse is what Xiaomi is banking, and the company claims that it can pull on easily through an entire day.

Snapchat unveils major redesign that separates friends from brands
The company is also touting its curated media offering as an alternative to "fake news" on other social channels. Snapchat still looks mostly the same, but there are a few big changes that should make using it a lot easier.

Seminole Heights murder suspect to make first court appearance
Police received a tip Tuesday that there was a man with a gun at a McDonald's in Ybor City, investigators said. Robert Hoffa spoke about his niece Monica, the second victim in the string of murders .

Warriors' Stephen Curry (finger) will wear wrap during Wednesday's game
The Warriors aren't expecting Stephen Curry to be out long after suffering a hand contusion Saturday night against the Pelicans.

Trump Pushes for Tax Overhaul as Key Senate Votes Loom
The White House and top GOP leaders have work to do to get their tax bill in shape before a hoped-for vote later this week. Wall Street moved higher on the news that the bill would move to a full Senate vote, with the benchmark S&P 500 .

Melania Trump unveils White House Christmas decorations - peek inside
Aside from the decor debacle, the Trump family debuted their holiday greeting card, which included nothing about the "holidays". Children visiting the White House this year repeatedly told Melania, wearing a white dress, that she looked like an angel .

Massage Envy facing allegations of sexual assault at numerous locations
As for Ingram, she is suing Massage Envy and taking other steps to make sure spa companies do the right thing. Horowitz said there is no typical predator as they range from new therapists to experienced.

Meredith to acquire Time Inc in $2.8-billion deal backed by Kochs
Koch Equity Development, the brothers' investment firm, is putting up $650 million to receive preferred equity in the deal. Then earlier this month , the New York Times reported that talks were back on after Charles G. and David H.

Macy's says it's fixed gift, credit card issue from Black Friday
Web retailers totaled approximately $7.9 billion on Black Friday and Thanksgiving, marking a almost 18 percent increase from 2016. However, Black Friday's record $5 billion in online sales reflect consumer confidence is at its highest point.

HTC U11 All Set To Receive Android 8.0 Oreo Update
This upgrade means that U11 users will get all the Oreo-centric features that are part of the latest Android version. To check and see if you've received the update yet, head to Settings About Software updates on your phone.