India is one of countries in world which has highest rates of violent crimes contrary of most of other nations, the crime in India exist in various forms while some of its states have been considered as most dangerous ones in all over India. Crimes such as murder, rape, kidnapping, robbery, riots and Dowry Deaths are more common in India and rated of these crimes have seen rapid growth in last decade. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report says that, in 2014 alone, 36,700 cases of rape were registered across the country. Out of the total 36,700 cases of rape, around 2300 cases were that of gang-rape. Today, here we have listed top 5 States in India with highest Gang Rape crimes.
1. Uttar Pradesh
Out of 2,300 gang rape cases Uttar Pradesh recorded around 573 cases, the highest in the country. UP recorded 189 custodial rapes, accounting for over 90% of the offence.
In Rajasthan 3,467 cases of rape registered. Out of 2,300 gang rape cases Rajasthan recorded around 414 cases.
During the past years, Delhi reported a larger actual number of reported rapes than other cities. The city reported 1,813 rapes in 2014, up from 1,441 in 2013. It has been considered as one of the most unsafe big cities for women in India. Delhi really has become the rape capital of India. Out of 2,300 gang rape cases Delhi recorded around 147 cases.
Odisha has earned a dubious distinction by registering 82 gang rape cases in 2014, fourth highest in the country. Odisha has also recorded number sixth position in rape cases in India, according to the recently released data of National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB). According to the data, a total of 14,606 cases have been registered for women related crimes while 14,683 women are victims.
5. Madhya Pradesh
Madhya Pradesh also tops the list of sexual offences under the IPC. The highest number of rape cases 5,076 were reported in Madhya Pradesh. About 46% rape victims in MP have been minors.