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Jaipur stands third in cases of cruelty by husband

Press Trust of India  |  Jaipur 

The Pink City of is not a safe zone for married women as figures show it is among the top three cities that have reported maximum cases of cruelty by husband or his relatives.

As per the recently released National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) report, along with and top three positions in cases of cruelty by husband or his relatives against women, crime/atrocities against scheduled castes, economic offences, cyber crime and auto thefts.

Out of the total, 12,218 cases of cruelty by husband or his relatives, reported 1,008 cases. was at the top with 3,645 cases and 1,311.

Under crime/atrocities against scheduled castes, reported the highest number of cases of atrocities accounting for 16.2 per cent (262 cases) followed by with 14.9 per cent (241 cases) and with 13.5 per cent (219 cases) during 2016.

A total of 30,734 economic offences cases were reported in 2016.

In 19 metropolitan cities, out of four specified category of economic offences, including criminal breach of trust, cheating, forgery and counterfeiting, maximum cases were reported under cheating (25,658 cases) accounting for 83.5 per cent during 2016.

In economic offences, Jaipur ranks second with 4,742 cases after New where 5,942 such cases were reported.

Mumbai registered 4,191 cases accounting for 13.6 per cent of such cases during 2016.

As per the NCRB report, Rajasthan's state capital is also leading in cyber crimes.

Mumbai has reported maximum number of cases under cyber- crime accounting for 23.5 per cent (980 cases) followed by Bengaluru 18.3 per cent (762 cases) and Jaipur 12.6 per cent (532 cases) during 2016.

During 2016, out of total 1,94,558 cases of theft, 74,293 cases (38.2 per cent) were auto theft cases, of which Delhi (37,147 cases) reported maximum auto theft cases followed by Bengaluru (5,843 cases) and Jaipur (5,271 cases).

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First Published: Mon, December 04 2017. 10:40 IST