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Tripura Women congress submits deputation to DGP
Tripura Women congress submits deputation to DGP
PHOTO : AIDWA submits deputation to SP west at police HQ. TIWN Pic April 1

AGARTALA, April 1 (TIWN): Tripura Women congress today submitted a deputation to Director General of Police (DGP) Tripura K. Nagaraj demanding truthful investigation into the case of Sibani Debbarma of Sedhai Mohanpur.

Taking to TIWN today President of Tripura Women Congress Kalyani Ray said that Sibani Debbarma of Sedhai Mohanpur was gang raped on March 27 last at Sedhai Mohanpur area. “The DGP had assured us that one officer of District Investigation Cell (DIC) will investigate the case”, Kalyani Ray added.

According to a data released by National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) also tell that every second day a woman is raped in Tripura (as of 2012) with the figure of 202 rape cases in 2012 alone. Though the number has seen a downfall from 258 in 2011 but during the period from 2001 to 2012, this number is seventh most worst. The year which had least rape cases during the said period is 2013 with 135. Along with that, the atrocities on the women folk in the names of kidnapping and abduction is numbered as 120 in 2012 with a risingtrend as 106 in 2010 and 113 in 2011. The regional disparity is a sheer instance of shame for Tripura as 87 deaths have occurred, last year, due to dowry .While neighboring state Nagaland having not a single such death, as informed by the data source of Open Government Data (OGD) platform of India, maintained by Department of States of Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA), Government of India.

Additionally, an alarming 375 cases were reported as regards assault on women with intent to outrage her modesty. 1147 cases were reported under the head Cruelty by Husband or his relatives (Under IPC 498A), in the year 2012. Not only the serious crimes like murders and women related crimes but the Police have also performed poorly when it comes to safeguarding the properties of people. A mere less than 35 % success rate has been registered.

Though, Tripura has recorded marginal fall in the crime against women though of the total cases registered with police about 46.05 per cent are women related cases. Tripura-records-fall-in-crime-against-women but after that the torture on women increased alarmingly.

According to the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), Tripura had India’s worst crime rate against women: 46.5 per lakh population in 2010. Between April 2010 and March 2011, the Tripura Commission for Women (TCW) received 913 cases of crime against women, out of which 62 were against tribals.


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