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Government data shows rise in crimes committed by juveniles since 2012

Aug 06, 2014 08:57 PM IST India India
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The government data showed that there has been a shocking rise in crimes committed by juveniles since December 2012. Crimes committed by juveniles increased by 13 per cent between 2012 and 2013, from 27,936 in 2012 to 31,725 cases in 2013. The highest increase was seen in crimes against women with a whopping 132.3 per cent rise in cases of assault on women, 70.5 per cent increase in cases of insult to the modesty of women and 60 per cent increase in cases of rape.

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