• The rate of cognizable crime relating to rape has been the highest in Delhi UT (23.7), followed by Andaman & Nicobar Islands (13.5) and Chhattisgarh (12.2). In 95.5 percent of rape cases (under Section 376 IPC) during 2015, the offenders were known to the victims.
• The rate of cognizable crime relating to rape has gone up from 3.5 in 2004 to 6.1 in 2014 but declined marginally to 5.7 in 2015. The number of cases reported about such crime has almost doubled from 18,233 in 2004 to 34,651 in 2015.
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