The crime in opposition to girls in cities has declined by 21.1 per cent within the yr 2020 compared to 2019, the Nationwide Crime Document Bureau (NCRB) mentioned in its newest report.
As per the information, a complete of 35,331 circumstances of crime in opposition to girls had been registered final yr whereas the variety of circumstances in 2019 was 44,783, displaying a lower of 21.1 per cent.
It additionally disclosed that majority of circumstances below crime in opposition to girls had been registered below ‘Cruelty by Husband or his Kin’- 30.2 per cent, adopted by ‘Assault on Ladies with Intent to Outrage her Modesty’- 19.7 per cent, ‘Kidnapping and Abduction of Ladies’- 19.0 per cent and ‘Rape’- 7.2 per cent.
The variety of crimes in opposition to girls in Delhi has declined by 24.18 per cent final yr. The entire variety of circumstances reported in 2020 was 9,782 over 12,902 in 2019.
Mumbai has additionally recorded a lower in crime in opposition to girls because it recorded 4,583 circumstances final yr compared to 6,519 circumstances in 2019 whereas Jaipur reported 2,369 circumstances over 3,417 throughout the identical interval.
Final yr, Bangaluru recorded 2,730 circumstances over 3,486 in 2019 whereas Hyderabad reported 2,390 circumstances over 2,755 in the identical interval.
Regardless of a lowering development in virtually all cities, Kolkata and Lucknow recorded a rise of over 35 and eight per cent respectively in crime in opposition to girls.
In 2020, Kolkata recorded 2,001 circumstances over 1,474 in 2019 whereas Lucknow recorded 2,636 circumstances in opposition to 2,425 in 2019.
Underneath the dowry dying circumstances below part 304 B(IPC) in 2020, a complete of 358 circumstances had been reported whereas Delhi recorded the best variety of circumstances 109 adopted by 48 circumstances in Lucknow whereas Kanpur and Jaipur recorded 30 and 26 circumstances respectively.
A complete of 10,733 circumstances of cruelty by husband or his family below sections 498A (IPC) had been reported in cities in 2020 and Delhi recorded the best quantity with 2,570 circumstances, adopted by Hyderabad with 1,226 and Jaipur with 1,043 circumstances.
In 2020, as many as 5,599 girls had been victims of kidnapping and abduction in cities below part 336(IPC) whereas Delhi recorded 2,637 circumstances, adopted by 484 circumstances in Bangluru and 335 circumstances in Indore.