25 cases of child molestation and rape registered in J&K in three years

KL Report


13 Child Molestation and rape cases were registered in Jammu and Kashmir during 2012 while as there were 38 such cases pending at the end of the said year.

Data provided by National Crime Record Bureau, (NCRB) New Delhi, suggests that rapes on minors in J&K are on a rise.

According to NCRB, 8 cases of molestation and rape on minors were registered during 2010 in J&K while as the number of such cases was 9 and 11 in 2011 and 2012 respectively.

5 such cases were charge sheeted during 2010 while as charge sheets were submitted in 7 and 13 such cases during 2011 and 2012.

NCRB says that the investigation of 4 such cases was pending during 2012 while as during 2011 and 2012 the investigation was pending in 4 and 2 such cases respectively.

According to NCRB, trial of 3 cases regarding molestation and rape of minors in Jammu and Kashmir was completed in 2010 and in 2011 and 2012 trial was completed in 1 and 5 cases respectively.

However, according to NCRB only one accused was convicted during last three years (in 2012) involved in the rape of a minor in Jammu and Kashmir.

According to data provided by NCRB, 32 and 38 such cases were pending at the end of 2011 and 2012 respectively.


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