Delhi is unsafe for children with a whopping 166.9 cases per 100,000 children registered, the latest data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) has revealed.
According to the NCRB, crimes against children include crimes such as murder, rape and infanticide against the country’s population below the age of 18 years. hindustantimes Of the total of 89.423 cases of crimes against children registered in the country, the maximum number or 15,085 cases they were registered in Madhya Pradesh for. But Delhi’s crime rate – determined from the number of reported cases per 100,000 children – was 166.9 in 2014.
According to the data, 9350 cases were registered against crimes in 2014 compared with 7199 in 2013 in New Delhi.
Goa ranks second with a crime rate of 63.5 and a total of 330 cases of crimes against children getting registered in the state. Uttar Pradesh saw 14,835 such cases were recorded in the crime rate of 16.7 per 100,000 children. In Union territory of Chandigarh, 208 cases were recorded in a crime rate 52.
Other conditions that may be considered dangerous to children about the crime and the crime rate are those of Maharashtra (8115 cases) to a crime rate of 21.4 followed by Chhattisgarh (4358 cases) in the crime rate 43.4 and Mizoram (178 cases) at the rate of 48 crime. In 2014, 1902 children were killed in the country and the number of violations and cases of infanticide were at 12,767 and 115, respectively.