33,707 Rape Cases Registered in India in 2013, MP Tops List

Published: 02nd July 2014 09:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 02nd July 2014 09:55 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

NEW DELHI: Madhya Pradesh recorded the highest number of rape cases in 2013, followed by Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, according to a report by the National Crime Records Bureau. The report says a total of 33,707 rape cases were filed across the country last year.

States with most number of cases

Madhya Pradesh4,335
Maharashtra3,063
Rajasthan3,285
Uttar Pradesh3,050
Assam1,937
West Bengal1,685
Delhi1,636
Andhra Pradesh1,635
Chhattisgarh1,380
Kerala1,221
Jharkhand1,204
Bihar1,128
Karnataka1,030

 

Haryana witnessed 971 rape cases in 2013 followed by Tamil Nadu where the total number of cases was 923. Punjab (888), Gujarat (732), Jammu and Kashmir (378), Himachal Pradesh (250) and Uttarakhand (22) are the other states with most number of rape cases registered.

 

Kidnapping and Abduction

The NCRB report said the country registered 51,881 cases of kidnapping and abduction in 2013 with Uttar Pradesh topping the list.

 Uttar Pradesh9,737
Bihar4,419
Assam4,222
Rajasthan4,047
West Bengal4,047
Madhya Pradesh2,873
Gujarat2,230
Odisha2,067

 

Haryana registered 1,957 incidents of kidnapping and abduction of women, 1,881 in Chhattisgarh, 1,874 in Maharashtra, 1,595 in Andhra Pradesh and 1,516 in Tamil Nadu.

 

Dowry death cases

The NCRB report says a total of 8,083 incidents of dowry death were reported in 2013.

Uttar Pradesh2,335
Bihar1,182
Madhya Pradesh776
Andhra Pradesh492
West Bengal481
Rajasthan453
Jharkhand307

 

Crime against women by husband or relatives

A total of 1,18,866 complaints of cruelty against women by husband or relatives were reported in 2013.

West Bengal18,116
Rajasthan15,094
Andhra Pradesh15,084
Uttar Pradesh8,781
Assam8,636
Maharashtra8,542
Gujarat7,812

 

In terms of total number of cases of crimes against women in 2013, Uttar Pradesh tops the list with 32,546 cases followed by Andhra Pradesh (32,809) and Rajasthan (27,933).

Assam tops in the rates of crimes which is measured based on the total number of crimes reported per 1 lakh population of women. In Assam it is 113.93 followed by Tripura (89.75) and Rajasthan 83.13.

 

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