According to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), Haryana has the maximum number of offences in India followed by UP.
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National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB):
- National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) is a part of central Home Ministry of India.
- NCRB was set-up in 1986 to function as a repository of information on crime and criminals so as to assist the investigators in linking crime to the perpetrators.
- It was set up based on the recommendation of the Task force and National Police Commission by merging the Directorate of Coordination and Police Computer (DCPC), Statistical Branch of BPR&D, Inter State Criminals Data Branch of CBI and Central Finger Print Bureau of CBI.
NCRB 2017 Report:
- Recently, the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) released its latest data on crime incidents across the country.
- According to the latest NCRB report, there has been a 30 per cent rise in incidents of offences against the state as compared to 2016.
- This category includes offences such as sedition, waging war against the country and damage to public property among others.
- The maximum number of such offences were reported from Haryana (2,576) followed by UP (2,055).
- The maximum number of sedition cases were reported from Assam (19) followed by Haryana (13). Jammu and Kashmir recorded just one case of sedition while Chhattisgarh and all North East states, barring Assam, recorded zero incident.
- A new category of offences committed by various categories of “Anti-National Elements” showed that the maximum offences were committed by Left Wing Extremist (LWE) operatives followed by North East insurgents and Terrorists.
- The maximum number of killings were carried out by LWE insurgents followed by Chhattisgarh and killings by terrorists.
- According to the data, a total of 50,07,044 cognizable crimes — 30,62,579 Indian Penal Code (IPC) crimes and 19,44,465 Special & Local Laws (SLL) crimes — were registered in 2017, an increase of 3.6 per cent in registration of cases over 2016.
- Majority cases under crimes against women out of the total IPC crimes against women were registered under ‘Cruelty by Husband or His Relatives’ (33.2 per cent) followed by ‘Assault on Women with Intent to Outrage her Modesty’ (27.3 per cent), ‘Kidnapping & Abduction of Women’ (21.0 per cent) and ‘Rape’ (10.3 per cent).
- In percentage terms, major crime heads under ‘Crime Against Children’ during 2017 were kidnapping and abduction (42.0 per cent) and cases under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (25.3 per cent) including child rape.