32,077 rapes reported in 2015: Govt

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New Delhi | Published: April 27, 2016 4:50:36 PM

A total of 32,077 rape cases were reported in 2015 across the country, Rajya Sabha was told today.

Dalit girlA total of 32,077 rape cases were reported in 2015 across the country, Rajya Sabha was told today. (Representational photo)

A total of 32,077 rape cases were reported in 2015 across the country, Rajya Sabha was told today.

“As per information provided by National Crime Records Bureau, a total of 32,077 cases of rape reported, out of which 1,706 were gang rapes during 2015,” Minister of State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary said.

The Minister said the central government has set up a central victim compensation fund under the Ministry of Home Affairs for assisting and supporting victim compensation schemes of states and union territories with an initial corpus of Rs 200 crore.

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