Pray for curtailment of crime rate in India

Jayasheelan.R - August 9, 2017 - Journals /

Have we got already one foot in grave?┬áTake brief look at crime figures in India…

Crime Figures at a Glance

(2014)

Sl no.

Crime Heads

Cases Reported

% To-Total

IPC Crimes

Rate of

Crime

Chargesheeting Rate

Conviction Rate

A.

VIOLENT CRIMES

1 Murder

33981

1.2

2.7

88.8

39.1

5 Rape

36735

1.3

6.1

95.6

28.0

7Kidnapping & Abduction

77237

2.7

6.2

70.9

22.2

8 Dacoity

4395

0.2

0.4

79.5

22.7

10 Robbery

38071

1.3

3.1

68.2

30.9

11 Riots

66042

2.3

5.3

91.5

17.2

12 Arson

9289

0.3

0.7

64.9

18.7

13 Dowry Deaths

8455

0.3

1.4

94.1

33.0

Total Violent Crimes

330754

11.6

26.6

84.8

25.7

B.

SEXUAL OFFENCES

Total sexual offences

132939

4.7

22.2

95.2

27.1

C.

CRIMES AGAINST BODY

Total crimes against body

813745

28.5

65.4

90.0

56.3

D.

CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY

Total crimes against property

600861

21.1

48.3

39.7

34.7

F.

ECONOMIC CRIMES

Total economic crimes

142560

5.0

11.5

70.9

22.9

G.

CRIMES AGAINST WOMEN

Total crimes against women

337922

11.9

56.3

91.0

21.3

H.

CRIMES AGAINST CHILDREN (Below 18 years)

Total crimes against Children

89423

3.1

20.1

87.6

33.1

I.

CRIMES AGAINST SCs BY NON SCs

Total Crimes against SCs by non SCs

47064

1.7

23.4

92.3

28.8

J.

CRIMES AGAINST Sts BY NON STs

Total Crimes against STs by non STs

11451

11.0

37.9

K.

CYBER CRIMES

I.

Total Offences under IT Act

7201

0.3

0.6

52.4

26.3

ii.

Total Offences under IPC (cyber related)

2272

0.1

0.2

66.8

35.3

iii.

Total SLL Offences (cyber related

149

0.0

0.0

97.3

17.5

Total Cyber crimes (1+2+3)

9622

0.3

0.8

57.0

23.9

L.

CRIMES AGAINST SENIOR CITIZENS

Total Cognizable IPC crimes against Senior Citizen

18714

0.7

18.3

90.3

40.7

M.

CRIMES AGAINST FOREIGNERS

4860.0

0.0

5.9

38.1

N.

HUMAN TRAFFICKING

5466

0.2

0.4

94.6

45.1

O.

COGNIZABLE IPC CRIMES

2851563

22

9.2

79.6

45.1

P.

COGNIZABLE SLL CRIMES

4377630

35

1.9

98.4

92.7

Q.

TOTAL IPC + CRIMES

7229193

58

1.1

91.5

79.9

Source: Manorama Yearbook 2017.p.684.INDIA.