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Rajasthan amongst top in Crime Against Woman Charts

by RajasthanDirect
Jul 03, 2014

Rajasthan is on the top three position in the crime against women where 10 cases of rape are being reported in every 24 hours and three women are being killed for dowry in 48 hours.

Rajasthan reports third highest number of ‘crimes against women’ cases like rape, sexual harassment, kidnapping, dowry harassment and domestic violence in the country, according to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCBR) data.

As many as 27,933 crimes against women were reported in Rajasthan in 2013. In terms of total number of cases, the state is behind only Andhra Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh where 32,809 and 32,546 cases of crimes against women were registered last year.

In 2013, Rajasthan reported 3,285 cases of rape and was behind only Madhya Pradesh where 4,335 cases were registered. The cases of kidnapping also soared with the state ranking third following Uttar Pradesh and Assam. Rajasthan also reported an alarming number of dowry deaths ranking fourth in the country. Nearly 453 cases of dowry deaths were reported in Rajasthan compared to 2,335 in Uttar Pradesh, 1,182 in Bihar and 776 in Madhya Pradesh.

Src- http://udaipurkiran.com/rajasthan-among-top-three-states-maximum-crimes-women/

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