Uttar Pradesh, Delhi topped crime list in 2016, says NCRB
New Delhi: Whereas main crimes like rape, kidnappings and abduction rose by 2.6 p.c throughout the nation, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi topped the listing of states the place most circumstances of crimes have been reported within the 12 months 2016, in line with the newest figures launched by the Nationwide Crime Data Bureau (NCRB).
As per the NCRB, UP was the state the place the utmost variety of crimes occurred final 12 months, whereas Delhi reported the best crime price.
Uttar Pradesh accounted for 9.5 p.c of complete Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes reported within the nation adopted by Madhya Pradesh (eight.9 p.c), Maharashtra (eight.eight p.c) and Kerala (eight.7 p.c), whereas Delhi reported the best crime price, or incidents per 100,000 individuals at 974.9 adopted by Kerala at 727.6 and Madhya Pradesh at 337.9 towards the nationwide common of 233.6.
Whereas Uttar Pradesh reported four,889 homicide circumstances, the nationwide capital reported almost 40 p.c of rape circumstances.
These figures have been revealed in NCRB’s annual publication “Crime in India 2016” which was launched by Union Residence Minister Rajnath Singh.
Uttar Pradesh additionally noticed the best variety of crimes towards girls with 14.5 p.c (49,262 circumstances) of the overall circumstances.
Delhi reported 33 p.c (13,803 circumstances of the overall 41,761 circumstances in 19 cities with a inhabitants above two million) of complete crimes towards girls and was adopted by Mumbai at 12.three p.c (5,128 circumstances).
Total, rape circumstances noticed a rise of 12.four p.c from 34,651 circumstances within the nation in 2015 to 38,947 in 2016.
Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh reported the best incidence of rape with four,882 circumstances (12.5 p.c) and four,816 (12.four p.c) respectively adopted by Maharashtra four,189 (10.7 p.c) final 12 months, in line with the NCRB information.
The nationwide capital additionally recorded the best crime price of 182.1 in comparison with the nationwide common of 77.2 and reported the best variety of murders – 479 out of two,194 circumstances (21.eight p.c), adopted by Bengaluru 10.four p.c (229 circumstances) and Patna eight.9 p.c (195 circumstances).
Delhi additionally reported the best variety of kidnappings and abductions – 5,453 circumstances (48.three p.c) adopted by Mumbai with 1,876 circumstances (16.6 p.c) and Bengaluru 879 circumstances (7.eight p.c) throughout 2016.
The town reported the best variety of murders — 479 out of two,194 circumstances (21.eight p.c) adopted by Bengaluru 10.four p.c (229 circumstances) and Patna eight.9 p.c (195 circumstances).
(With IANS inputs)