Crime against Children


The total number of cases registered under crimes against children in the year 2016 was 106958, which rose to 129032 in the year 2017 and to 141764 in the year 2018.

The Government of India has recently amended the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 which has been notified on 06.08.2019 and made effective from 16.08.2019 with a view to provide stringent provisions for protection to children against sexual abuse.

The details of the number of prosecutions made under the POCSO Act from 2014 to 2018, State-wise, including Karnataka, as provided by National Crime Records Bureau is given below:

 

SL

State/UT

2014

2015

2016

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

1

Andhra Pradesh

932

601

29

1163

792

29

1054

772

78

1233

980

85

830

795

51

855

862

52

2

Arunachal Pradesh

56

51

1

57

62

1

54

38

0

63

48

0

59

39

0

58

42

0

3

Assam

506

223

8

489

223

8

819

453

15

802

453

15

821

511

43

824

512

43

4

Bihar

191

188

17

228

231

22

187

142

22

187

161

24

233

157

23

292

199

24

5

Chhattisgarh

1684

1608

191

1804

1812

263

1656

1606

524

2085

2047

562

1570

1576

354

1778

1773

378

6

Goa

107

76

3

116

96

3

79

98

13

79

107

15

75

56

13

82

60

13

7

Gujarat

613

527

5

779

705

5

1609

1317

8

1886

1801

8

1408

1302

5

1677

1691

6

8

Haryana

707

631

103

826

794

119

988

800

137

1041

1035

149

1020

844

94

1125

1035

130

9

Himachal Pradesh

209

167

25

246

221

33

206

198

27

264

280

37

205

177

25

255

234

31

10

Jammu & Kashmir

45

33

1

46

44

1

30

29

1

49

45

1

25

25

1

30

30

1

11

Jharkhand

112

102

13

136

116

15

182

136

28

175

144

28

348

222

17

363

244

17

12

Karnataka

1380

1073

27

1538

1282

29

1526

1266

32

1800

1516

32

1565

1323

55

1641

1451

58

13

Kerala

1392

1136

48

1483

1356

51

1486

1265

83

1505

1460

100

1848

1717

47

2671

2490

53

14

Madhya Pradesh

4995

4888

721

5888

5862

848

4624

4612

791

5634

5675

944

4717

4591

641

5678

5642

792

15

Maharashtra

3926

3342

112

4623

4187

129

4816

3791

195

5589

4711

219

4815

4291

250

5092

4983

279

16

Manipur

50

14

0

34

8

0

43

32

1

23

29

1

43

39

1

28

23

1

17

Meghalaya

118

126

7

122

131

7

167

112

2

153

135

2

151

116

28

153

126

28

18

Mizoram

165

127

37

140

101

38

169

189

101

171

190

102

167

148

54

174

153

54

19

Nagaland

17

6

2

15

6

1

15

13

4

16

16

4

27

25

6

27

27

9

20

Odisha

1126

909

14

1193

1129

16

1372

1202

39

1324

1282

40

1928

1566

38

1721

1661

48

21

Punjab

652

493

114

763

604

121

666

506

169

769

677

207

596

401

94

659

441

98

22

Rajasthan

1327

1020

133

1228

1217

152

1311

994

130

1210

1225

167

1479

1196

151

1479

1478

168

23

Sikkim

70

56

19

66

56

3

55

50

16

55

52

16

92

75

9

100

84

9

24

Tamil Nadu

1065

769

73

1158

893

65

1544

1268

133

1869

1530

143

1583

1249

199

1866

1480

214

25

Telangana

924

657

35

1332

1061

35

1394

1092

39

1343

1225

42

1158

1023

25

1625

1354

32

26

Tripura

245

174

9

228

206

11

133

136

12

141

173

14

156

129

24

165

133

25

27

Uttar Pradesh

8009

6847

302

12753

10565

410

4541

4342

874

7469

6715

1241

4954

4245

714

8452

6554

1003

28

Uttarakhand

189

161

16

186

188

20

168

131

79

207

194

85

218

158

38

238

193

45

29

West Bengal

1291

815

22

1062

967

22

1504

1816

21

1928

1858

22

2132

1494

48

1209

1303

48

TOTAL STATE(S)

32103

26820

2087

39702

34915

2457

32398

28406

3574

39070

35764

4305

34223

29490

3048

40317

36258

3659

30

A&N Islands

29

22

4

34

27

4

39

37

0

38

37

0

49

35

1

51

38

0

31

Chandigarh

49

47

21

54

62

22

62

59

15

72

71

22

51

41

19

61

55

19

32

D&N Haveli

2

2

0

3

3

0

15

11

0

13

11

0

11

13

2

14

16

2

33

Daman & Diu

1

1

1

1

1

1

5

4

0

8

7

0

10

6

0

11

8

0

34

Delhi

2240

1480

162

1917

1621

202

1936

1563

218

1847

1757

238

1620

1258

156

1692

1443

179

35

Lakshadweep

1

1

0

3

3

0

1

0

0

1

0

0

5

5

0

4

5

0

36

Puducherry

24

20

0

18

21

0

49

33

2

41

36

2

53

43

0

46

49

0

TOTAL UT(S)

2346

1573

188

2030

1738

229

2107

1707

235

2020

1919

262

1799

1401

178

1879

1614

200

TOTAL (ALL INDIA)

34449

28393

2275

41732

36653

2686

34505

30113

3809

41090

37683

4567

36022

30891

3226

42196

37872

3859

Source: Crime in India

  

SL

State/UT

2017

2018

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

CR

CCS

CON

PAR

PCS

PCV

1

Andhra Pradesh

378

295

8

455

455

9

361

338

6

574

472

9

2

Arunachal Pradesh

14

4

0

7

6

0

24

23

1

26

24

1

3

Assam

1149

733

52

1356

1017

53

1721

1486

69

2140

1562

73

4

Bihar

1356

809

34

1710

907

35

2094

1273

104

2017

1801

136

5

Chhattisgarh

1676

1576

345

1890

1856

409

1812

1657

310

2190

2014

379

6

Goa

0

0

0

0

0

0

2

2

0

2

2

0

7

Gujarat

1697

1712

12

2333

2329

17

2154

2066

33

2783

2766

36

8

Haryana

1139

941

183

1258

1237

218

1924

1597

296

2129

2108

350

9

Himachal Pradesh

8

12

1

14

12

1

28

23

0

45

43

0

10

Jammu & Kashmir

0

0

0

0

0

0

32

24

0

35

34

0

11

Jharkhand

385

230

17

339

270

25

615

391

38

543

452

41

12

Karnataka

1956

1975

122

2600

2510

139

2036

2165

174

2739

2654

190

13

Kerala

1169

892

33

1258

958

33

1153

964

77

1386

1095

84

14

Madhya Pradesh

1569

1510

284

2275

2014

492

2445

2692

488

3256

3302

598

15

Maharashtra

5248

4507

498

6991

5321

566

6233

5269

525

7909

6251

583

16

Manipur

29

32

3

23

34

4

43

26

4

42

28

4

17

Meghalaya

242

151

5

269

207

5

266

174

16

249

197

16

18

Mizoram

194

186

48

196

192

48

138

171

27

184

176

33

19

Nagaland

41

37

9

45

37

16

9

13

9

15

14

9

20

Odisha

249

436

11

454

454

11

1887

1468

24

1680

1709

24

21

Punjab

489

384

60

528

543

79

411

354

82

455

441

105

22

Rajasthan

1180

905

89

1164

1150

110

488

396

102

510

503

119

23

Sikkim

87

93

19

124

115

23

118

112

25

140

136

35

24

Tamil Nadu

1587

1642

154

2406

1992

180

2039

2192

275

2767

2509

356

25

Telangana

1632

1061

31

1833

1355

38

1665

1376

69

2093

1792

72

26

Tripura

139

132

19

192

162

21

127

145

13

161

184

14

27

Uttar Pradesh

4895

4079

819

6303

6287

1796

5401

4401

780

7266

7147

1652

28

Uttarakhand

191

146

17

154

153

17

337

213

24

239

234

28

29

West Bengal

2131

1723

39

1923

1924

41

2267

2403

90

2430

2732

103

TOTAL STATE(S)

30830

26203

2912

38100

33497

4386

37830

33414

3661

46005

42382

5050

30

A&N Islands

65

75

1

80

93

1

69

74

0

81

83

0

31

Chandigarh

3

2

0

3

2

0

2

2

1

2

2

1

32

D&N Haveli

12

6

3

8

8

3

21

17

1

18

17

1

33

Daman & Diu

5

3

0

7

7

0

3

8

3

10

11

3

34

Delhi

1623

1714

104

2209

2002

110

1839

1994

218

2584

2287

242

35

Lakshadweep

4

4

0

22

21

0

7

7

0

7

7

0

36

Puducherry

66

56

0

59

62

0

56

52

0

43

52

0

TOTAL UT(S)

1778

1860

108

2388

2195

114

1997

2154

223

2745

2459

247

TOTAL (ALL INDIA)

32608

28063

3020

40488

35692

4500

39827

35568

3884

48750

44841

5297

Source: Crime in India

 

Note: Clarifications are pending from West Bengal, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Meghalaya & Sikkim for the year 2018

   

This information was given by the Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani, in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha today.


 
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