Dispur Police Registered the Highest number of Rape Cases in 2018
GUWAHATI: Guwahati, in 2018, witnessed an increase in the number of cases registered pertaining to various crimes.
The Guwahati Police Commissionerate recorded a total of 66 cases of rape, 662 cases of kidnappings, 4,232 cases of thefts, six robberies, 96 murders, 779 cases of harassment of women and 34 cases of illegal trade in various police stations across the city.
However, among all of them, Dispur police station recorded the most number of rape cases, 11 for any police station in the city.
From January 1 - November 30, a total of 3638 number of cases were registered solely at Dispur police station which makes for nearly 22% of the total cases registered in the city.
It was followed by Jalukbari PS which recorded seven rape cases, Chandmari PS which recorded six rape cases, Basistha PS which recorded five rape cases, Fatasil PS which recorded four rape cases, Pragjyotishpur PS, Satgaon PS, Paltan Bazaar PS, Gorchuk PS, Hatigaon PS and Sonapur PS recorded three rape cases each, Geetanagar PS, Bharalumukh PS and Azara PS recorded two rape cases each and Noonmati PS, Panbazar PS, Latasil PS, Bhangagarh PS and Khetri PS recorded one rape case each.