Average time taken to probe rape cases has come down to 57 days in Rajasthan: Police

It reduced to 211 days in 2018, 140 days in 2019, 117 days in 2020 and 86 days in 2021.In 2022, till the month of June, a total of 23,432 cases of crime against women and girls, including 1,892 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences POCSO Act, were registered.


PTI | Jaipur | Updated: 02-08-2022 09:37 IST | Created: 02-08-2022 09:37 IST
Average time taken to probe rape cases has come down to 57 days in Rajasthan: Police
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The average time taken to probe a rape case has come down from 435 days in 2017 to 57 days as of June 2022 in Rajasthan, a police spokesperson said on Monday.

The spokesperson also said chargesheets were filed in 99.98 per cent cases of atrocities on women in Rajasthan.

Due to a special emphasis on timely completion of the investigation in cases related to atrocities on women, the average time taken to probe rape cases has come down to 57 days as of June 2022, he said.

The average time taken to probe a rape case was 435 days in 2017. It reduced to 211 days in 2018, 140 days in 2019, 117 days in 2020 and 86 days in 2021.

In 2022, till the month of June, a total of 23,432 cases of crime against women and girls, including 1,892 under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, were registered. These include 3,617 rape cases, the spokesperson said.

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