UP on top in crime against women: In the year 2020, a total of 28046 cases of rape were registered across the country, out of which a total of 5,310 cases were registered in Rajasthan alone. While Uttar Pradesh, which is in second place, registered 2,769 cases of rape. After these two states, Madhya Pradesh stood third with 2,339 cases and Maharashtra stood fourth with 2,061 cases.
Data on criminal cases against women released
Rajasthan has registered the highest number of rape cases in the year 2020. After this, the name of Uttar Pradesh is included in the list at number two in this case. Talking about the cases of heinous crime like rape in these two states, out of the total cases across the country, about 30 percent rape cases were registered in these two states only. This information has been received from the data of the year 2020 released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
In the year 2020, a total of 28046 rape cases were registered across the country, out of which a total of 5,310 cases were registered in Rajasthan alone. While Uttar Pradesh, which is in second place, registered 2,769 cases of rape. After these two states, Madhya Pradesh stood third with 2,339 cases and Maharashtra stood fourth with 2,061 cases.
According to the NCRB report, the number of rape victims below 18 years of age in the country stood at 2640, while the number of victims above 18 years was 25406. At the same time, in Rajasthan with the highest number of cases, the number of rape victims under the age of 18 years in the country was 1279, while the number of victims above 18 years was 4031. According to the report, in more than half of the rape cases in Rajasthan, the perpetrators were allegedly family friends, neighbours, employees or other known people.
5 states with highest number of rape cases
> Rajasthan- 5310
> Uttar Pradesh- 2769
> Madhya Pradesh- 2339
> Maharashtra- 2061
> Assam- 1657
5 states with lowest rape cases
> Sikkim – 12 cases
> Nagaland – 4 cases
> Manipur – 32 cases
> Mizoram- 33 cases
> Goa and Arunachal Pradesh – 60 cases
Delhi has the highest number of rapes among union territories
> Delhi – 997 cases
> Jammu and Kashmir – 243 cases
> Chandigarh- 60 cases
> Puducherry – 8 cases
> Daman Diu – 4 cases
> Lakshadweep – 3 cases
> Ladakh – 2 cases
> Andaman-Nicobar – 2 cases
Rajasthan, which ranks first in terms of rape, saw a decline of about 16 percent in crime against women. The number of crimes registered against women here stood at 34,535 and Rajasthan ranked third in this case. Uttar Pradesh tops in the highest number of criminal cases against women with 49,385 cases, while the second highest number of criminal cases registered against women in 2020 in West Bengal stood at 36,439.
Delhi in top 3 states in terms of crime rate
In the year 2020, a total of 371503 cases were registered against women in the country. However, when it comes to crime rate, the name of the capital Delhi is also included in the top three states. Assam tops the list of states with a crime rate of 154.3 percent. Odisha is at number two with a crime rate of 112.9 percent and Delhi is at number three with a crime rate of 106.4 percent.
According to NCRB data, there was an increase in crimes against scheduled caste people in Rajasthan. In the year 2018, 4,607 cases were registered against Scheduled Caste people in Rajasthan, which increased to 6,794 in 2019 and 7,017 in 2020.
5 states with highest number of criminal cases against women
> Uttar Pradesh- 49,385
> West Bengal – 36,439
> Rajasthan- 34,535
> Maharashtra- 31,954
> Assam- 26,352
5 states with the least number of criminal cases against women
> Manipur – 247 cases
> Goa – 219 cases
> Mizoram – 172 cases
> Sikkim – 140 cases
> Nagaland – 39 cases
According to the Hindustan Times report, ADG Crime Ravi Prakash Mehrda said that the number of cases has increased due to the easy registration process. He said that rapes have definitely increased, but after investigation, about 42 percent of the cases are found to be false allegations or sometimes both the parties reach an agreement.
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