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30 PCR calls regarding crime against women

New Delhi: More than five rapes and over six molestation cases were registered with Delhi Police on March 8 (International Women's Day). On the day when women's achievements are celebrated throughout history and across nations, city police were on their toes as they received more than 30 PCR calls regarding crime against women. According to police, the highest number of PCR call was of eve teasing which was seven followed by rape. After receiving the call, police team without wasting any time reached the spot and action was taken. The first month of New Year 2018 witnessed more than 250 cases related to crime against women (CAW) in the Capital.
Delhi Police claimed that they have arrested more than 290 accused in the case. The Delhi Police data accessed by the Millennium Post (till January 31) claimed that more than 100 cases of rape were registered in January in which 90 cases were worked out and 108 people were arrested in this regard. In 2017, more than 140 cases were reported in the same month and 118 persons were nabbed.
Cases regarding the assault on women with intent to outrage their modesty were 132 in January. Police worked out more than 100 cases in this regard and arrested 132 accused.
According to Delhi Police data, around 2,049 rape cases were reported in 2017 and the investigation in the rape cases revealed that 38.99 percent of accused were friends or family friends whereas the involvement of neighbours in the rape was 19.08 percent. Relatives were also found involved in rape cases as their percentage was 14:20. In almost 96 percent of rape cases which were registered in 2017, the accused persons were known to the survivor, claimed the data of Delhi Police.
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