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275 custodial rape cases filed in India between 2017-22; Uttar Pradesh tops

At least 275 cases of rape in custody were registered from 2017 till 2022, according to National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) data.

Of the 275 cases of custodial rape registered since 2017, Uttar Pradesh accounts for the highest number of cases at 92, followed by Madhya Pradesh at 43 cases.

The offenders include police personnel, public servants, members of the armed forces, and staff of jails, remand homes, places of custody, and hospitals, according to the data of the NCRB.

In 2022, 24 cases were registered, down from 26 in 2021, 29 in 2020, 47 in 2019, 60 in 2018 and 89 in 2017, PTI news agency reported.


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