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Assam tops crimes against women

Assam is most unsafe for women. The state tops the list of crimes against fair sex in the entire north eastern region.

According to the National Crime Records Bureau report the state remains in the seventh place in the all India level. Assam jumped to 17,449 cases of crimes against women in 2013 as against 13,544 in 2012.

Assam leads the list for all recorded crimes against women, including rape, kidnapping and abduction, dowry deaths and cruelty by husband and his relatives.

The state reported 1,937 incidents of rape in 2013 as against 1,716 in 2012 to be followed by Tripura, where 233 cases were registered as against 229 in 2012.

again Assam tops the list with 170 deaths reported over 140 the year 2012. Thus the state recorded the highest incidence of 8,636 cases of cruelty by husband and his relatives towards women.

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