In a big shame, alarming rise in rape cases across India reported

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In a big shame, alarming rise in rape cases across India reported

NEW DELHI - In India, National Crime Records Bureau, data shows alarming increase the incidents of rape.

According to data more than thirty thousand women were raped an average of some 90 rapes a day in 2017.

India's Uttar Pradesh state has become notorious for its poor record regarding crimes against women. More than 4,200 cases of rape were reported there in 2017, the highest in the country.

Reports believe that real figure is far higher as many women in India do not report cases to police due to fear or shame.

The NCRB data also shows that more than 90 percent of cases of crimes against women are pending in courts across the country.