As many as 26,708 circumstances of rape, 37 circumstances of homicide after gangrape and 27,827 crimes of abduction of minor ladies have been registered in Madhya Pradesh through the previous four-and-a-half-years, the state authorities instructed the Legislative Assembly on Monday. State Home Minister Narottam Mishra gave this data in a written reply to a query submitted by Congress MLA Jitu Patwari.
A complete of 26,708 circumstances of rape have been registered throughout Madhya Pradesh from January 2017 to June 2021, the reply acknowledged. Also, 37 circumstances of homicide after gangrape have been registered throughout this era (January 2017 to June 2021). During the identical interval, 27,827 circumstances of abduction of minor ladies have been registered throughout the state apart from 854 circumstances of abduction of girls (aside from minors), the reply mentioned.
A complete of two,663 circumstances of homicide of girls have been additionally registered within the state throughout this era. Of these, the best variety of 633 circumstances of homicide have been registered in 2020. In 2017, 549 such circumstances have been registered, 583 in 2018 and 577 in 2019. From January to June 30 this 12 months, 321 circumstances of homicide of girls have been registered, the reply acknowledged. The monsoon session of the MP Assembly started on Monday.
Proceedings have been adjourned for the day after the Assembly paid tribute to some sitting and former MLAs who died just lately and to the victims of the second wave of Covid-19 and the Naxal blast in Dantewada in neighbouring Chhattisgarh.
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