As much as 71.9 per cent of the accused facing rape charges in Mumbai are alleged to have lured their victims on the pretext of marriage, according to a review of such cases reported till October this year.
Shiv Sena on Wednesday alleged that even six years after terrorists intruded into Mumbai via a sea route and launched a spate of killings, the maritime security of the region continues to be at "God's mercy" due to "lax" attitude of government.
Six years after gunmen from Pakistan stormed prime hotels and city landmarks killing more than 160 people and wounding many more in Mumbai, residents say they are ready to counter such incidents should they take place in the future.
Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Wednesday said that New Delhi will build up diplomatic pressure on Pakistan to ensure that the latter brings the perpetrators of the 26/11 attacks in Mumbai are brought to justice and handed over to India.
Six years after the audacious terror attacks in Mumbai, tributes were on Wednesday paid to victims and heroes, while the state government announced that it will implement recommendations of the Ram Pradhan panel which probed the 26/11 carnage.
Crime against women, including rape, molestation and chain snatching, have risen sharply in the metropolis in 2013-14, while conviction rate of serious offences fell to an abysmal low of eight per cent, showed a report complied by an NGO.