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60 % people feel unsafe in Capital, claims NGO data

New Delhi: Around 60 per cent of the people feel that the Capital city is not safe for women and children, revealed a data released by a Delhi-based NGO. The report termed as "Status of Crime and Policing in Delhi" compiled data based on a survey involving 24,301 respondents from various nooks.
According to NGO, it said 50 per cent of the people do not feel secure in the national Capital. A meagre 17 per cent do not feel safe in Mumbai. The situation is worse when it comes to the safety of women, children and senior citizens in Delhi. About 60 per cent of the people do not feel the city is safe for women, children and senior citizens. 25 per cent of the Mumbai residents have similar views about their city.
Almost 57 per cent of the people do not feel secure while traveling in Delhi, out of which 63 per cent expressed apprehension about traveling in northeast Delhi, the data revealed. However, 57 per cent of the victims of crime in the city refarined themselves from reporting the matter to police. Shockingly, one in every 14 persons in the city over the age of 18 has been a victim of crime and one-third of such people were not reported the incident to police, paper released by the organisation said.
Furthermore, the data also underlined that 50 per cent cases of women kidnapping/abduction registered in the city in 2016. In year 2016, approximately 6,707 kidnapping and abduction caes were registerd, in which 4,105 case were against the women. "Out of 699 cases of abduction registered last year, 524 cases had women victims," said the report.
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