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‘City Beautiful’ not so safe for kids

DNDEL9265 | 9/10/2017 | Author : Srishti Choudhary | WC :206


Afew months back, a 10-year-old girl raped by her maternal uncle was found pregnant. The girl delivered a baby in a high-risk pregnancy after the Supreme Court refused permission to abort the child. The accused was arrested and is behind bars. On Independence Day, a 12 year-old-girl was raped by an unidentified man who abducted her when she was going to school for I-day function, and raped her in a park. The accused is yet to be arrested. From 96 cases in 2012 to 271 in 2015, the number of cases of crime against children, including sodomy, abduction and murder have increased. A total of 215 cases were registered in 2013, which went down to 208 in 2014 and again rose to 271 in 2015. As per police records, 228 cases were registered
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