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1,10,333 cases of rape in India between 2014-16: Kiren Rijiju in Parliament

Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that 38,947 cases of rape were registered in 2016, 34,651 cases of rape were registered in 2015 and 36,735 cases of rape were registered in 2014

india Updated: Jul 18, 2018 16:35 IST
Press Trust of India
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Students shout slogans during a protest against the rape and murder of an eight-year-old girl in Kathua near Jammu, in Srinagar.(REUTERS File Photo)

As many as 1,10,333 cases of rape were registered in the country between 2014-16, Union Minister Kiren Rijiju said on Wednesday.

Rijiju said in Rajya Sabha that 38,947 cases of rape were registered in 2016, 34,651 cases of rape were registered in 2015 and 36,735 cases of rape were registered in 2014.

Altogether 3,38,954 cases of crime against women were registered in 2016, as many as 3,29,243 cases of crime against women were registered in 2015 and 3,39,457 such cases were registered in 2014, he said in a written reply.

First Published: Jul 18, 2018 16:35 IST