As per NCRB data, 1,168 cases of rape were registered in Delhi in 2017 where as in Mumbai only 287 cases were reported during the same year.
In collection of crime data, murder usually remains an important category as incidents related to homicide can hardly be watered down by the police.
The NCRB data on murder discloses that Delhi with 400 cases leads the homicide table.
Comparing 2017’s total crime figures with 2016 and 2015, Delhi seems to witness the highest increase.
In 2015, Delhi registered 173,947 criminal cases under IPC while in 2017, the total number of FIRs registered were 2,13,141.
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