Registered violent crimes increased across India in 2021, after a decrease in these major offences in 2020 due to pandemic-related restrictions. Violent crimes include murder, dowry death, grievous hurt, kidnapping and crimes against children, rape and others.
This was revealed by the National Crime Records Bureau’s (NCRB) recent ‘Crime in India‘ report, which includes data for 2021.
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About the ‘National Crime Records Bureau’ –