Crime

Rape Cases in JK witnessing a gradual decline, down to 256 from 331 in 2014

Against 331 cases in 2014, figure in 2016 comes down to 256

Srinagar: Contrary to other states in India, the rape cases in Jammu and Kashmir are witnessing a decline with figures related to the heinous crime coming down with each passing year.

During the past one year, the total number of rape cases witnessed in Jammu and Kashmir was 256. The figure of the past year has witnessed the decline of 34 cases as in the year 2015; the rape cases recorded were 290 in one year.

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