Over 2,500 Rape Cases Rocked Kerala in 2016

The Economic Times - - Pure Politics -

A to­tal of 16,960 cases of crime against women and chil­dren, in­clud­ing 2,568 rapes, have been re­ported in the last one year in Kerala.

The state was re­cently rocked by the alleged ab­duc­tion and ha­rass­ment of a noted South In­dian ac­tress by a gang near Kochi. Ac­cord­ing to the state po­lice's pro­vi­sional crime statistics, of the to­tal rape cases, women were vic­tims in1,644 in­ci­dents while chil­dren in 924 re­ported cases across the state in 2016, com­pared to1,263 and 720 in 2015.


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