Of the total cases of crimes against women in 2020, there were 28,046 incidents of rape. Out of these, 40 percent took place in Delhi, latest NCRB data showed.
The alleged incident happened in Muzzaffarnagar's Shamli district. The complaint flied by the woman's family alleges harassment for dowry for months following which, she was poisoned to death.
The incident happened in February this year. But the police registered the case on Tuesday after obtaining legal advice on the issue.
The highest number of complaints were recorded under the right to live with dignity clause, followed by domestic violence and harassment of married women or dowry harassment.
The traditional taxis have always remained heavily male-dominated, but female drivers have always posed a serious threat to the long-established ideas of patriarchy and masculinity.
Cases of murder, riot and kidnapping for ransom have reduced while instances of dacoity, attempt to murder, robbery and rape have increased. Heinous crimes number stands at 2,315 cases as compared to 2,436 last year
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