According to the latest National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report on Thursday. Delhi and Uttar Pradesh are declared as the states with the maximum number of crimes in 2016.
Uttar Pradesh deemed for 9.5 percent of total Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes reported in the country followed by Madhya Pradesh (8.9 percent), Maharashtra (8.8 percent) and Kerala (8.7 percent), while Delhi reported the highest crime rate against women at 160.4% against the national average rate of 55.2%
While Uttar Pradesh reported 4,889 murder cases, the national capital reported nearly 40 percent of rape cases.
These figures were disclosed in NCRB’s annual publication “Crime in India 2016” which was released by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh.
Also, Uttar Pradesh reported the highest number of crimes against women with 14.5 percent (49,262 cases) of the total cases.
Delhi saw 33 percent (13,803 cases of the total 41,761 cases in 19 cities with a population above two million) of total crimes against women and was followed by Mumbai at 12.3 percent (5,128 cases).
Overall, rape cases percentage went high with an increase of 12.4 percent from 34,651 cases in the country in 2015 to 38,947 in 2016.
Madhya Pradesh and Uttar Pradesh detailed the most astounding occurrence of rape with 4,882 cases (12.5 percent) and 4,816 (12.4 percent) respectively, followed by Maharashtra 4,189 (10.7 percent) last year, according to the NCRB data.
The national capital also recorded the highest crime rate of 182.1 compared to the national average of 77.2 and reported the highest number of murders – 479 out of 2,194 cases (21.8 percent), followed by Bengaluru 10.4 percent (229 cases) and Patna 8.9 percent (195 cases).
Apart all, the national capital also topped in the kidnapping and abduction cases with a huge number of 5,453 cases (48.3 percent) followed by Mumbai with 1,876 cases (16.6 percent) and Bengaluru 879 cases (7.8 percent) during 2016.
The city reported the highest number of murders — 479 out of 2,194 cases (21.8 percent) followed by Bengaluru 10.4 percent (229 cases) and Patna 8.9 percent (195 cases).