The National Crime Records Bureau’s latest data for 2020 is worrisome in many respects. As compared to last year, there has been an increase of 28 percent in the total cases of crimes in the country. The number of cases registered under the SC/ST sections has also increased last year. Uttar Pradesh tops the list in crimes against women.
The recent custodial deaths in Tamil Nadu should be seen against a slew of observations made by poet-judge AN Mulla about the Indian police force being the largest lawless group whose crime record surpasses all others