UP tops list of child rape cases

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UP tops list of child rape cases
New Delhi, Mar 4: Uttar Pradesh has topped the list with the highest number of 900 child rape cases in the year 2008.

According to the data released by Home Ministry, child rape case continue to rise as a total of 5,446 cases were registered in 2008 across the country.

Madhya Pradesh registered 892 such cases, Maharashtra (690), Rajasthan (420) and Andhra Pradesh (412) in 2008, the data said.

The date further revealed that a total of 411 such cases were registered in Chhattisgarh, 301 in Delhi, 215 in Kerala, 187 in Tamil Nadu, 129 in West Bengal, 106 in Punjab and 104 in Tripura.

Whereas, Gujarat has registered 99 cases, Karnataka 97, Bihar 91, Haryana 70, Himachal Pradesh 68, Orissa 65 and Goa 18.

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