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Crime in A.P  2001

 

 

 

C H A P T E  R  -  6

 

CRIME AGAINST WOMEN

 

                                                                                   

1.      Crime against women has become a matter of growing concern.  Crime Against Women, is defined as, any crime wherein only women are victimized and include crime under the heads:-

 

     1. Dowry Murder (498(A), 302 IPC)

     2. Dowry death (304 B IPC)

     3. Abetment to Suicide (498 (A), 306 IPC)

     4. Harassment (498(A) IPC)

     5. Murders (302 IPC)

     6. Dowry Prohibition Act (3,4 and 6 DP Act)

     7. Rape (376 IPC)

     8. Kidnapping (363,369 IPC)

     9. Outraging of Modesty (354 IPC)

   10. Bigamy   (494,497 IPC)

                                                           

  1. 13495 cases were registered during 2001 under Crime Against Women, showing an increase of  3.32% over previous year.            
  2. Karimnagar district with 998 cases ranked first in registering highest number of cases of Crime Against Women during the year 2001 followed by Warangal (945), Ranga Reddy (842), Guntur (783), Hyderabad City (742) and Nellore (735).                                                         
  3. Warangal   district registered highest number of cases  under the heads of  Dowry murders (16)  Abetment to Suicide (101),   under Dowry death (52) and  Dowry Prohibition Act. (155)  during the year 2001. 
  4. Ranga Reddy district registered highest number of cases (69) under Rape followed by West Godavari (58) and Karimnagar  (55).       
  5. Vijayawada  City  ranked first in registering cases under Dowry Harassment (491) followed by Hyderabad City  (466) Ranga Reddy  (422) Karimnagar (389) and Guntur (378).                  
  6. Guntur  district registered highest number of cases under Murder of Women (56) and Nellore district registered highest number  of cases under  kidnapping (73).    
  7. 62 cases of Bigamy were registered in Warangal district which is highest followed by  Mahaboobnagar and Anantapur districts (47 each), Medak (45) and Guntur (43).
  8. Hyderabad City (742) is highest in  Crime Against Women followed by Vijayawada City (699) and Visakhapatnam City (306 cases).                                                     

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