HYDERABAD: Hyderabad has registered 387 cases of assault on woman with intent to outrage her modesty, which is 10.3 per cent of the total crime. Overall, 10,458 cases of various types of assault against women were registered in the metropolitan cities in 2016. Delhi tops the list with 3,746 cases, followed by Mumbai with 2,183 cases while Coimbatore stands last with just 19 cases. However, the rate of crime against women was high in Delhi with 49.4 per cent, followed by Nagpur with 33.6 per cent. Hyderabad has 10.3 per cent share of the total crimes committed against women, while Chennai has 1.5 per cent of the crimes committed against women.
Around 359 kidnapping and seven abduction cases were registered, including 28 human trafficking ca-ses and cases of 25 kidnappings specifically done to compel the girl for marriage were registered. With 170 rape cases, 4.5 per cent share am-ong 19 cities was also registered. On the whole, 4,935 rape cases were registered with 9.1 per cent share of the total crime registered in 2016 under various sections of the IPC. Sixty-five cases of crime against women were registered under other laws, including 64 Prevention of Immoral Trafficking Act cases. One child marriage case was also registered amongst the 13 cases registered across all metros. Twenty cases were registered under Juvenile Justice Act in Hyderabad, while 283 cases were registered in Mumbai and 113 cases in Jaipur.