Cases Of Riots, Group Clashes Recorded In 2016

01 December, 2017, 06:40 | Author: Edward Snyder
  • UP leads India in murders MP again tops in rape cases NCRB 2016 report

The number of cases registered under the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in Telangana increased from 1,06,282 in 2015 to 1,08,991 in 2016, accounting for 12 per cent of all the cases registered in the country under IPC.

In the latest record titled "Crime in India 2016", tabled on Thursday by the statistics and record body that was released by Union home Minister Rajnath Singh, also showed an alarming rise of 6% in the cases of kidnapping from the year 2015 (82,999) to 2016 (88,008).

A total of 48,31,515 cognisable crimes - which include major crimes like rape, murder, kidnappings and rioting - comprising "29,75,711 IPC crimes" and "18,55,804 Special and Local Laws (SLL)" crimes were reported in 2016.

Delhi reported the highest crime rate of 974 per lakh population followed by Kerala at 727 per lakh while the highest number of crime overall was reported by Uttar Pradesh followed by Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra. Madhya Pradesh alone accounted for 4882 of these cases, followed closely by Uttar Pradesh, which reported 4,816 rape cases and Maharashtra with 4,189 cases.




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

The number of cyber crimes has dipped from 703 in 2014 to 593 in 2016. The state stood ninth in the country with respect to the number of cases of atrocities against Scheduled Castes. The percentage share of cyber crimes stood at 4.8% for the State.

However, Telangana has been ranked fourth for cyber crimes though the number of cases has also shown a declining trend. The NCRB said the State did not register a single acid attack or an attempt to attack with acid in 2016. Only Uttar Pradesh, with 2,639 cases, reported more offences. The ranking was based on the incidence as well as percentage share in the total cases of cyber crimes registered across India past year. No crimes were recorded under Section 66F (cyber terrorism) in the State.

The NCRB data also pointed to a rise in crimes against children, with Uttar Pradesh topping this list too, followed by Maharashtra and Madhya Pradesh. Bengaluru with 8.9 per cent and Mumbai 7.7 per cent were placed at the second and third spot respectively in IPC crimes registered.

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