Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women: NCRB Report

Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women: NCRB Report
Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women: NCRB Report

Uttar Pradesh tops in crimes against women: NCRB Report

According to the latest Crime in India Report 2017 (After a delay of two years) was published by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) 3,59,849 cases of crime against women were reported in the country.

Uttar Pradesh topped the list with 56,011 cases followed by Maharashtra with 31,979 cases and West Bengal 30,002.

"Majority of cases under crimes against women were registered under ‘Cruelty by Husband or his Relatives’ (27.9%) followed by ‘Assault on Women with Intent to Outrage her Modesty’ (21.7%), ‘Kidnapping and Abduction of Women’ (20.5%) and ‘Rape’ (7.0%),” the report stated.

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