Overall, 4,51,069 cases of road rage and rash driving was reported in the country in 2015. When it comes to sexual harassment, Andhra Pradesh, with 1,305 cases, is behind only three States in the country.
Theft was the most common crime committed against foreigners in India in 2016, followed by other IPC crimes such as snatching or causing hurt. Around 4,882 cases of rape were reported in the state in 2016, followed by UP with 4,816 cases and Maharashtra with 4,189 cases.
Delhi accounted for highest crime rate 974.9 under IPC crimes followed by Kerala 727.6 and Madhya Pradesh 337.9 against national average of 233.6. Other cases like murders, kidnap and cyber crime have registered an increase.Andhra Pradesh recorded 193 dowry deaths as against 174 in 2015, apart from 31 women trafficking and 626 kidnapping and abduction of women cases previous year.
In this category Orissa is second after New Delhi which reported a crime rate of 43.6 in this category. The report further says that out of 4882 rape cases, number of cases in which offenders were known to victim stands at 4789. "Delhi UT reported the highest crime rate (160.4) compared to the national average rate of 55.2", the NCRB report says.
Total 84,746 cases of assault on women with intent to outrage modesty were reported in 2016. The total number of cases in 2015 was 6,276 and in 2016, the number is 6,568 - an increase by 4.7%.
Maharashtra reported the highest number of missing persons (94,919 - 17.2%) out of the total of 5,49,008 persons (2,34,334 males and 3,14,674 females).
Of the total crimes, 29,75,711 are those registered under Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 18,55,804 under Special and Local Laws (SLL), the NCRB data said. Of the four major offences - criminal breach of trust, cheating, forgery, and counterfeiting - the highest number of cases were reported under cheating.
In the country's top 19 metropolitan cities with a population over 20 lakh, Mumbai ranks 3rd in the share of crime incidents, preceded only by Delhi and Chennai.
In terms of kidnapping and abduction also, Delhi reported the maximum number of cases at 5,453 or 48.3 per cent in 2016 followed by Mumbai with 1,876 cases or 16.6 per cent, and Bengaluru with 879 cases or 7.8 per cent. There is an increase in crimes including rapes, kidnapping/abductions, offences against children, atrocities against Dalits and tribals, senior citizens and the number of juveniles involved in crimes.
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