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11 women on average kidnapped in Delhi every day, reveals RTI query by NGO

PTI
Published : Nov 24, 2017, 4:34 pm IST
Updated : Nov 24, 2017, 4:34 pm IST

According to the report, 11 women, on an average, were kidnapped or abducted every day in the national capital in 2016.

'Out of 699 cases of abduction registered in 2016, 524 cases had women victims,' the report said. (Photo: File/Representational)
 'Out of 699 cases of abduction registered in 2016, 524 cases had women victims,' the report said. (Photo: File/Representational)

New Delhi: Eleven women, on an average, were kidnapped or abducted every day in the national capital in 2016, an RTI query by a non-governmental organisation has revealed.

In its report on 'Status of Crime and Policing' in Delhi, Praja Foundation said more than 50 per cent of the cases of kidnapping and abduction registered in the city in 2016 involved women.

Of the 6,707 kidnapping and abduction cases registered in 2016, 4,101 cases had women victims. Besides, more than 75 per cent of the cases of abduction involved women, the NGO said.

 "Out of 699 cases of abduction registered in 2016, 524 cases had women victims," said the report.

In 2015, 7,937 cases of kidnapping and abduction were registered in Delhi. Out of these, 792 cases were of abduction and 52.78 per cent of the total cases involved women victims, it added.

Tags: kidnapping, abduction, praja foundation, ngos, women victims
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi