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CAG report: Women are more vulnerable under SP rule in UP

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Published on 24 Aug 2016 1:54 AM GMT

CAG report: Women are more vulnerable under SP rule in UP
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Lucknow: A fresh report of Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) of India claims that the women are comparatively more vulnerable under the Samajwadi Party rule in Uttar Pradesh. According to the survey report, UP is one of the states where most cases of crime against women were reported in 2014.

More crimes, lesser FIRs:

A study by National Family Health Survey (NFHS) reveals that only 2.1 per cent of the sexual assault and domestic violence victims sought help from the police in UP.

Women under unsafe conditions in UP, says CAG:

According to the CAG report, as many as 2058 rape cases were reported in UP after Akhilesh Yadav took over the reins of the state as its Chief Minister in 2012. The number of molestation cases was raised from 4106 to 7972. Moreover, 7057 cases of women abduction were reported in 2012-13 while the number rose to 8964 in 2014-15.

Factually, 24,652 cases of crime against women were reported in the state during 2012-13 and the number rose to 33,694 in 2014-15.

Inadequate police force in UP:

On an average, merely 81 policemen serve one lakh civilians in the state. Furthermore, there are only 7404 policewomen working in UP.

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