An average of one crime reported each day against foreigners: NCRB 2015 report

Most criminal cases were registered in the capital

GN Bureau | August 31, 2016


#NCRB   #India Tourism   #Crime against foreigners   #Crime   #Delhi   #Tourists   #Tourism   #Rajnath Singh  

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.
 

Comments

 

Other News

Lokpal can be set up without LoP, yes, but who’s in hurry?

If it was needed at all, the supreme court has cleared the air. The Lokpal Act, it has ruled, is perfectly implementable even without the pending amendments. The interpretation from the apex court is welcome, but the government does not seem to be in any hurry to appoint the ombudsman in the first place.

Internet shutdown is a knee-jerk reaction: IAMAI

The Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) has opposed the J&K government order to ban social media and instant messaging apps in the region. IAMAI takes exceptions on the re

Government convinced that PPP model needs to be revisited: Expert

The government feels that the Public-Private Partnership (PPP) model needs to be revisited, said a World Bank expert. “As for the attempts to revive the “flow” of PPP projects, the government is convinced that the model needs to be revisited, with particular focus on rebalancing ri

Would raising an all women batallion help tackle Kashmir`s stone pelters?

Would raising an all women batallion help tackle Kashmir`s stone pelters?

Flying start for UDAN, but there could be rough weather ahead

PM Narendra Modi’s yet another niftily acronymed scheme, UDAN – short for Ude ‘Desh Ka Aam Naagrik’ and otherwise called ‘Regional Connectivity Scheme’ in officialese – got off to a flying start on Thursday. Modi formally launched a flight from Shimla to Delhi, and

It’s very rare to get the right budget to do what producers want: Thota Tharrani

He accompanied his father to film studios in Chennai and helped him in designing sets, but Thota Tharrani wanted to be an artist. So he studied mural painting and print-making, but as luck would have it, he finally returned to tinsel town. And the world soon took note. In Mani Ratnam’s pa



Video

विनोद खन्ना के अंतिम संस्कार पर भावुक हुए ऋषि कपूर

Current Issue

Opinion

Facebook    Twitter    Google Plus    Linkedin    Subscribe Newsletter

Twitter