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92 women raped every day in India last year: official report

English.news.cn   2014-09-04 23:19:48

NEW DELHI, Sept. 4 (Xinhua) -- An average of 92 women were raped every day in India, four of them in the capital last year, said an official report Thursday.

According to figures released by the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the total number of rape cases reported in India has gone up to 33,707 in 2013 from 24,923 in 2012.

The number of rape cases has doubled in Delhi in 2013 compared to the previous year. A total of 1,636 rape cases were reported in the city last year, while 706 such cases were reported in the year 2012. On an average, four rape cases were reported in Delhi everyday in 2013.

The number of rape cases in Delhi was followed by 391 cases in Mumbai, the second largest city of India, said NCRB.

The shocking gangrape in Delhi at the end of 2012 earned the city the title "Rape Capital of the World."

Editor: yan
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