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Rising Crimes Against Women: Committee for Home Affairs Likely to Summon Union Home Secretary

Protests in opposition to the Hathras rape.

Sources stated the committee is prone to focus on circumstances just like the latest Hathras rape and homicide case that has led to furore nationwide.

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  • Last Updated: October 15, 2020, 6:14 PM IST
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Payal Mehta

In the wake of rising crimes in opposition to girls, particularly rape circumstances, the Standing Committee for Home Affairs has determined to take up the matter within the subsequent assembly on October 22. The panel was not too long ago reconstituted with Anand Sharma because the committee chairman.

Sources stated the committee is prone to focus on circumstances just like the latest Hathras rape and homicide case that has led to furore nationwide.

Those aware of particulars stated the committee is prone to summon the Union Home Secretary and different prime officers to evaluate the scenario.

About 87 rape circumstances a day have been recorded in 2019 and 4,05,861 circumstances of crimes in opposition to girls throughout the identical 12 months as per the National Crime Records Bureau data.

Every 16 minutes, a lady is raped and each 4 minutes a lady is subjected to home violence. As per the data, Uttar Pradesh tops the checklist of crimes in opposition to girls, adopted by Rajasthan.

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