DNA: Crime statistics - One rape every 14 minutes in India!

Even as an increasing number of violent crimes against women, especially rape, continue to be reported across the country, a 13-year analysis of crime data reveals that a little more than 57 rapes were reported every day. This averages over two rapes every hour, every day during the last 13 years. A total of 2,72,844 cases were reported across 28 states and seven UTs in this period. Zee News is the highly popular Hindi News channel of India’s largest television network ZMCL.

Dec 16, 2015, 23:00 PM IST