Crime against people from Northeast in the national Capital has witnessed a steady rise with the Delhi Police receiving 650 related calls this year.
According to data compiled by Delhi police, till November 15 this year, it received a total 847 calls of which 645 calls were related to crime against people from the region.
Police converted 139 of these complaints into FIRs. The number of FIRs in crimes against people from the community were only 74 last year.
The highest complaints numbering 259 were received from South Delhi followed by Southeast district which stood at 53.
The lowest number of calls, six, were received from Northeast Delhi district. The number of complaints received from other districts were, Northwest 44, Southwest 40, North 35, West 32, East 19, Central 15, New Delhi 15, Outer 10, crime & railway 8 and Out of Delhi 8.
When it comes to police station-wise data, Vasant Vihar got the most 58 calls followed by Safdarjung Enclave at 48, Kotla Mubarakpur 23, Malviya Nagar 21, and Mukherji Nagar 20.
All these areas have a considerable population of people from the Northeast.
Among the nature of crimes reported, there were 159 cases related to quarrel which topped the list.
As many as 56 cases of eve teasing were reported while there were 22 cases of cyber crime/racial discrimination through social media, etc.
Six cases of rape and 13 cases of molestation and four cases of attempt to rape were also reported.
Last week, three youngsters from the Northeast were found dead within 48 hours in the city.
A 32-year-old PhD scholar from Manipur was found murdered with his neck slashed at his home in south Delhi’s Kotla Mubarakpur area on Wednesday night.
The deceased, identified as Keashung Zingram Kengo had completed his PhD from Tata Institute of Social Sciences.
In another incident reported from Malviya Nagar area, a Manipuri student was found dead under mysterious circumstances at his residence on Thursday morning.
The same night, another youth from the region had died after he apparently fell from the staircase at his home in Munirka area in south Delhi.