Over 2000 girls, women from Mumbai remain untraced: Govt | India News
The information was produced by Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis in a written reply whereas replying to a question by Congress MLAs within the Legislative Meeting.
The monsoon session of the state legislature is at the moment underway in Nagpur, the second capital of Maharashtra.
“(A complete of) 26,708 girls, together with 5056 minor ladies, had gone lacking from 2013-17, out of which 24,444 have been discovered. Nonetheless, 2,264 of them are but to be traced,” acknowledged Fadnavis, who additionally holds the Dwelling portfolio.
Chief of Opposition within the Legislative Meeting Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil and different Congress leaders had sought to know the variety of lacking girls and ladies.
Fadnavis stated 4758 of 5056 ladies who had gone lacking had been discovered.
Among the many 26,708 girls who had gone lacking, 21,652 girls have been above 18 years, of which 19,686 have been discovered.
The figures exhibit a rising variety of minor ladies going lacking since 2015, whereas there was a constant rise of ladies, over 18 years of age, going lacking since 2013.
The Chief Minister clarified that as per the Supreme Court docket (SC) directives given in Might 2013, all lacking complaints concerning minors must be registered as kidnapping and never lacking. Therefore the information reveals an growing development.
Fadnavis stated within the case of minors, a complete of three offences had been registered in metropolis police stations for kidnapping with intent to make kids beg for cash. Out of these, two accused have been convicted whereas one was acquitted.
Within the case of ladies over 18 years of age, 11 offences have been registered for utilizing girls to carry out immoral acts, out of which 10 are sub-judice, as per the information.
The information was tabled within the Home on July 10.
When requested to remark, Chief of Opposition in Legislative Council Dhananjay Munde (NCP) alleged that Fadnavis was not doing justice to the Dwelling portfolio.
He demanded appointment of a “full-time” Dwelling minister to successfully sort out the “rising crime towards girls and deteriorating legislation and order”.
“We now have been demanding a full-time Dwelling Minister for the final 4 years. The chief minister stays busy along with his celebration actions more often than not and is making some announcement or the opposite in remaining time. Within the course of, points just like the legislation and order, security of ladies and many others have taken a backseat,” Munde alleged.
He stated the frequent folks and farmers are struggling resulting from “unhealthy insurance policies” of the federal government which is “busy with show-business”.
In the meantime, Maharashtra Minister of State for Dwelling Ranjit Patil conceded that over 3000 folks, lacking for the final two years, have been but to be discovered.
Replying to a Calling Consideration movement on lacking individuals moved by Shiv Sena’s Sunil Prabhu, he had additionally stated that every one vital measures have been being taken by the federal government and the police.
The federal government had additionally accepted Prabhu’s demand for set up of CCTV cameras in all slum areas.
BJP legislator Bharti Lavhekar had prompt that the minor ladies be made conscious of the mindsets of the people who find themselves indulged in kidnapping, on the strains of “good contact and unhealthy contact’ consciousness programme of the Dwelling division.