Crimes against women on the rise in Karnataka

Recent cases of crime against women in Karnataka have raised questions over law and order situation. The data on crimes puts doubts to rest.

BySouth First Desk

Published May 28, 2024 | 8:30 AMUpdatedMay 28, 2024 | 8:30 AM

Court convicts man under POCSO (Representational image)

Karnataka confronts a disturbing surge in crimes against women and children. The state has recently witnessed a stark increase in cases of violence against women and children, including cases of rape, molestation, child abuse and assault on children, highlighting an urgent need for enhanced protective measures and more effective law enforcement. Statistics on rape, molestation and POCSO reveal disturbing trends.

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