Crime Facts

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Good news for women as the number of women police stations have increased from 455 in 2011 to 510 in 2012.

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Major relief to Indian brides as dowry deaths have fallen by four percent in 2012.

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Cyber crimes (IT Act and IPC) in India have increased by 57.11 percent in 2012.

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Maharashtra remains the center of cybercrime with a maximum of cases reported in 2012.

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Crime involving children has increased from 2.1 percent in 2011 to 2.3 percent in 2012.

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The involvement of girls in juvenile crime has increased from 5.8 percent in 2011 to 5.9 percent in 2012.

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Crime against Scheduled Tribes has gone up by 2.8 per cent in 2012 over the previous year.

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In contrast, crime against Scheduled Castes has gone down by 0.18 percent in 2012 over the previous year.

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During 2012, the crime rate in major states slated for assembly polls in the next year has increased from 2011.

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The number of deaths reported in police custody has increased from 29 in 2011 to 38 in 2012.

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