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 Maharashtra DGP Sanjay Pandey’s statement came following a meeting with National Commission of Women team.
The police said that landlady's brother Praveen Verma has been arrested on the complaint of the girl's father who made a PCR call when the accused allegedly tried to force the family to cremate the body.
The woman had allegedly been raped by Bahujan Samaj Party MP Atul Rai in 2019, police said. The reason for her and another man's self-immolation remains unclear.
The incident has created uproar with political leaders and activists demanding stern action against the accused.
'Going to meet the victim's family tomorrow, will do everything possible to help the family in this fight for justice,' Kejriwal tweeted.
The girl's family reported that she was abducted on July 9 after she stepped outside to fill water from a hand pump near her house.
The accused allegedly raped the woman on the pretext of curing her ailment, police said.
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
Authorities in Pennsylvania filed an arrest warrant in a 2013 campus attack, nearly eight years after the victim went to the police and a year after she received an online message that said, 'So I raped you.'
A division bench of Justices M S Sonak and M S Jawalkar allowed the government to amend their appeal and serve a copy of the same along with all related documents to Tejpal.
Punjab Chief Minister Charanjit Singh Channi addresses media after the oath taking ceremony at Punjab Bhawan in Chandigarh. AICC General Secretary Harish Rawat with PPCC President Navjot Singh Sidhu are also seen.PTI Photo
Prime Minister Narendra Modi meets Gujarat Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel in New Delhi.PTI Photo
Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur during a public meeting in Mandi.PTI Photo
Actress Warina Hussain during the launch of Ladurée store at Khan market in New Delhi.PTI Photo
People Democratic Party (PDP) leader Mehbooba Mufti during a joining of new party members at party office in Jammu.PTI Photo
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