NEW DELHI: A complete of 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes came about in the rustic in 2016, down 5 in step with cent from the former 12 months, National Crime Records Bureau information mentioned on Thursday.
According to it, 35 cases of sedition had been additionally registered in 2016 out of which Haryana accounted for the absolute best quantity of 12 cases adopted by means of Uttar Pradesh with six.
Among the 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes, the absolute best — 11,617 cases — had been registered in Bihar, eight,018 in Uttar Pradesh and seven,898 in Maharashtra.
There had been 61,974 cases of riots and group clashes in the rustic in 2015.
The 35 sedition cases registered in 2016 integrated 3 every in Karnataka and Kerala, two every in Delhi, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh and one every in Andhra Pradesh, Himachal Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.
As many as 60 cases of custodial deaths or disappearance from lock-u.s.had been reported in the rustic in 2016 of which 12 had been in Maharashtra, 9 every in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh, 5 in Madhya Pradesh, 4 in Punjab, 3 every in Tamil Nadu and Chhattisgarh and two in Rajasthan.
A complete of 32 other people additionally died or disappeared in the rustic ultimate 12 months whilst they had been beneath the remand of the police. These integrated six every in Madhya Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh, 4 in Maharashtra and two every in Assam, Gujarat, Haryana and Tamil Nadu. PTI