With the high crime rates, 12 rape cases were reported everyday in Uttar Pradesh recording 4,322 incidents in 2018.
According to the annual report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), a case of rape is registered with the Uttar Pradesh police every two hours while crime against a child is reported every 90 minutes in the state.
The state also recorded 59,445 crimes against women with 162 being reported everyday, which indicates a surge of 7 per cent in 2017, when 56,011 crimes – 153 crimes per day – were registered. In case of children, 144 girls were reportedly raped in 2018 against 139 in 2017.…
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