Delhi recorded 6 rape cases every day this year: Police data

At least six rape cases and seven cases of molestation have been registered every day in the national capital so far this year as crimes against women see an upward tick, date from Delhi Police revealed.
According to the data, there has been a 6 per cent increase in rape cases and a 17 per cent rise in cases of molestation and assault on women this year. 1,480 molestation and assault cases have been registered from January to July 15. In the same period last year, 1,244 such cases were registered.
There has also been a significant increase in kidnapping and abduction of women cases this year. 2,197 kidnapping cases have been registered between January and July 15, a 20 per cent increase when compared to last year.

Senior officials claim that in most cases, the accused are known to the victim and the crime takes place at or near her residence.