Rape cases and crime against women has been increased in the Yogi adityanath rule. According to the reply given by the yogi government in legislative assembly to a question by Samajwadi Party MLA Naheed Hasan, crime against women has gone up in every segment in comparison with 2016-2017.there is an increase of 33% of crime against women as per the report of UP government.
Rape cases have increased by 26%, ‘assault with intention to outrage modesty’ have increased by 40% while harassment cases have shot up by a staggering 99%. There has been a 33% increase in crimes against women under the Yogi Adityanath govt in UP.
There have been 761 more rapes in the state, while molestation cases shot up by over 3,000. Close to 3,400 kidnappings were reported, while cases of sexual harassment doubled.
The details of crime comes in the wake of rape charges against BJP MLA Kuldeep Singh Sengar and opposition parties puts allegations on the government pointing out they are protecting the accused. Case is under cbi investigation now.