Gandhinagar : Crime rate is increasing in Gujarat and 2,73,056 crimes have been reported in Gujarat in 2021. Although it is less compared to the year 2020, considering the last ten years, it can be seen that there has been a large increase in it. In the year 2020, 3,81,056 crimes were reported in Gujarat. It is seen that there is an increase in the crimes committed against Scheduled Castes in Gujarat. This is clear from the statistics of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
Reduction in murders
Looking at the last 10 years, it is seen that there is a steady decline in the murders in Gujarat. In 2012, 1,126 cases of murder were reported in Gujarat. While 1,010 incidents have been reported in 2021.
Reduction in crimes against women
In Gujarat, there has been a decrease in the incidents of crimes against women in 2021 as compared to 2020. A total of 8,028 crimes were reported in 2020 while 7,348 were reported in 2021.
Rise in Kidnapping Incidents
Gujarat has seen a slight increase in kidnapping incidents compared to 2020. . In 2020, 1,222 cases of kidnapping were reported. It has increased to 1,674 in 2021.
Increase in rape cases
According to the data provided by the National Crime Records Bureau, there has been an increase in rape cases in Gujarat in the last ten years. In 2021, 473 crimes were recorded, while in 2020, it was 486. In the year 2021, 589 cases of rape have been reported.
Great decrease in theft incidents
These statistics show that there has been a decrease in Gujarat compared to the last ten years. In 2012, 15,952 cases of theft were reported. It decreased to 9,531 in 2020. 10,711 cases of theft have been reported in 2021.
Crimes against Scheduled Castes-Tribes
There is continuity in the number of crimes against Scheduled Castes and Tribes in Gujarat over the last 10 years. In 2020, 1,326 crimes were reported against Scheduled Castes, while in 2021, 1,201 crimes were reported. So in the year 2021, that number increased to 341.
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