The SCRB report says that the rapes increased in the lockdown. This report is about to raise the ears of the government. After all, how did the crime increase in that situation when everything was closed. This report will surprise you.
- Last Updated:March 21, 2021, 4:41 PM IST
Significantly, amidst the lock-down and all restrictions, there were reports that female crime is coming down. It was believed that if women stay at home, then they will be safe. But, when the latest SCRB report came out, there were shocking revelations. The number of rape cases almost doubled in the year 2020 as compared to 2019.
These incidents were happening in the midst of epidemic also
According to NRB (National Crime Bureau) report, in 2019, 2485 rape cases were registered in the state. However, according to SCRB in 2020, this number increased to 4553. This situation was when the whole world was trying to protect itself from the deadly corona infection. Even then, some mentally ill people were committing incidents of crime with women in the state.Female crimes like this
The lockdown was implemented in the country along with the state from 23 March. There are more than 350 rapes every month between January and March. In April, this number came down to 207, but from May the following month, this number has come back to its old pace. After the lockdown was announced, the police were stationed on the platform. Every arrangement and measures were made to help the people. The police was guarded in the streets and streets. Despite this, the incidence of serious crime with the woman has not reduced. Crimes like rape increased rapidly during this period. Apart from rape, there has been a decrease in incidents like kidnapping. In the year 2020, 6887 girls and women have been kidnapped. In the year 2019, 9812 women and girls were kidnapped.
Accusations and counter-allegations started in BJP-Congress
BJP counted the achievements of the government on these figures. BJP spokesperson Rakesh Sharma said that FIRs are being registered in police stations taking the complaints of women seriously. But, in the Congress government, women were driven away from the police station. He said that to prevent crime of women, all the concrete arrangements with the women’s desk are being made continuously by the government. On the other hand, Congress spokesperson Ajay Yadav said that the highest number of female crimes are being committed during the BJP government. Girls are not safe in their office. He said that the government is hiding its failure.