Most criminal cases were registered in the capital
GN Bureau | August 31, 2016
As many as 365 cases of crime committed against foreigners were registered in India in 2015, reveals the latest report by national crime records bureau (NCRB). Of these, 271 cases were registered as crime against foreign tourists.
Delhi witnessed the highest number of cases at 147, followed by Maharashtra with 53 cases and Uttar Pradesh with 33. Goa, a prime party destination for foreigners, saw registration of 30 cases of crime against them. The states and union territories that did not report any crime against foreigners in the last year were Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Jammu & Kashmir, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya, Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh, Dadra & Nagar Haveli, Daman & Diu, Lakshadweep, and Puducherry.
The maximum number of cases against foreigners was of theft; 223 cases were registered in 2015. Cases of crime against women foreigners was also seen to be high – 12 cases of rape, 23 cases of assault with intent to outrage their modesty, and six of insult to their modesty were registered.
Other criminal activities with foreigners as victims included four cases of murder, four of kidnapping and abduction, 10 of robbery, nine of cheating and 15 of forgery.
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