Maharashtra recorded the best variety of instances within the nation beneath the Indian Penal Code (IPC) in 2021 at 3,67,218, whereas Mumbai was positioned second amongst main metropolitan cities in registration of felony offences, in line with a Nationwide Crime Information Bureau (NCRB) report.
In line with the report, at the least 174 several types of felony offences had been registered beneath IPC sections every single day in Mumbai, which included 14 instances of “violent crimes” in 2021.
Knowledge from the New Delhi-headquartered NCRB, which is a part of the Union house ministry, confirmed an increase of 27 per cent in felony instances (63,689) in Mumbai (throughout lockdown-like restrictions) in 2021 as towards 50,158 in 2020 and 40,684 in 2019.
Violent crimes like homicide, kidnap and rape, and offences towards senior residents, girls and kids, too, rose within the monetary capital final 12 months, stated the report.
Maharashtra additionally topped in registration of instances associated to “riots” throughout the nation. As many as 8,709 such offences (which included 77 instances of communal riots, 86 political, 67 caste battle, 355 agrarian, 197 linked to cash, 1,259 land and property dispute, 304 household dispute) had been recorded within the state in 2021.
Maharashtra was adopted by Bihar (6,298), Uttar Pradesh (5,302), Karnataka (4,193), Tamil Nadu (2,275), Haryana (2,253) and Odisha 2,220, as per the NCRB report.
The variety of instances reported and calculated is as per inhabitants in lakhs. As per the inhabitants price calculated per lakhs, Mumbai was positioned eleventh within the nation within the complete variety of crimes amongst main cities in 2021 – the town was on the fifteenth spot in 2020.
The variety of IPC instances registered in Maharashtra in 2021 was 3,67,218, the best within the nation, however it was down by 6.8 per cent from 3,94,017 in 2020, and the western state was adopted by Uttar Pradesh (3,57,905), stated the report.
Mumbai ranked second nationally in the case of crimes dedicated by juveniles. The metropolis recorded 611 crimes dedicated by minors, which included a number of instances of theft and assault, it stated.
There have been additionally instances of voyeurism, sexual harassment, kidnapping and stalking the place minors had been taken into custody by police within the monetary capital, stated the report.
crime share, Mumbai stood second with 63,689 instances in 2021. Delhi topped the checklist each by way of inhabitants rely and crime price with 2.89 lakh instances recorded through the interval, the info confirmed.
The report confirmed although Mumbai was positioned second amongst main cities as per the variety of crime instances reported, as per inhabitants in lakhs, it was within the eleventh sport. Maharashtra cities of Nagpur and Pune had been positioned sixth and 14th.
Final 12 months, Mumbai recorded 7,820 instances of theft and 4,594 of damage. Different main offences recorded through the interval had been forgery/fraud/ dishonest (4,899), rash driving (2282), kidnap (1590), sexual harassment (401), demise by negligence (386), rape 364, rioting (303) and homicide (162), amongst others, stated the report.
Although the NCRB knowledge confirmed cyber offences rose by 15.6 per cent in Mumbai in 2021, a number of such instances could have gone unreported as many written complaints weren’t transformed into a primary info report (FIR), in line with consultants.
In line with the report, a complete of two,883 instances of several types of cyber offences had been registered in 2021 within the monetary capital as towards 2,433 in 2020 and a pair of,527 in pre-COVID-19 12 months of 2019.
Maharashtra general witnessed a meagre rise of 1.5 per cent in cyber offences in 2021 at 5,562 as towards 5,496 in 2020 and 4,967 in 2019, the info confirmed.
A majority of such instances reported in Maharashtra had been associated to debit/bank card, sexual exploitation, inflicting disrepute, anger, private revenge and extortion, the report added.
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