MP continues to top juvenile crime chart

Summary: Madhya Pradesh continues to be the state with the highest incidents of juvenile crime in the country, accounting for one out of every five  criminal cases  reported in 2014, the latest national crime data shows. Maharashtra with 5,175 cases is way behind Madhya Pradesh. Read: MP tops list in rate of crime against senior citizens, kids Though the number of cases of murders and attempts to murders by minors has come down considerably in state as compared to 2013 (see below), rape cases against them have jumped up significantly.

Madhya Pradesh continues to be the state with the highest incidents of juvenile crime in the country, accounting for one out of every five  criminal cases  reported in 2014, the latest national crime data shows. According to data released by the National Crime Records Bureau, in 2014, the state reported 6,346 incidents of crime committed by persons below 18 years of age or  20.19% of the 31, 426 cases registered in the country under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. Maharashtra with 5,175 cases is way behind Madhya Pradesh. Read: MP tops list in rate of crime against senior citizens, kids Though the number of cases of murders and attempts to murders by minors has come down considerably in state as compared to 2013 (see below), rape cases against them have jumped up significantly. The overall criminal cases have also gone up compared to 6,210 reported in 2013.

Source: http://www.nyoooz.com/bhopal/181033/mp-continues-to-top-juvenile-crime-chart

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