Tripura: 207 arrested for crimes against women in 10 months since September 2020

In 10 months since September 2020, Tripura police have arrested a total of 207 people accused of various crimes against women, according to a government report.

A total of 240 cases of crimes against women have been filed, including 128 cases of rape, 111 assaults and one rape and murder in different police stations, according to the report of the Interior Ministry.

Police also rescued 108 underage girls out of a total of 111 missing girls and another 536 of the 586 housewives who went missing during the same period.

Tripura took second place in Northeast region women’s crime cases – murder, attempted murder, traffic accidents, medical negligence – last year, according to 2020 data from the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).

In cases of kidnappings, Tripura ranked second in the Northeast region, according to the report.

In addition, a total of 781 narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances cases under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) have been filed in the three years since 2019 and the police have arrested 147 people for their involvement in these cases. .

“Out of a total of 16,719 cases related to different crimes in three years, 6,078 were filed in 2018, 5,988 other cases in 2019 and 4,653 cases in 2020,” Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb said at the recent Assembly session in September.