Pune registers 66 atrocities in 2012 |Castevirus 0012 MH2013

29Oct13

Pune has registered 66, the second highest number of atrocity cases in a year under the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocity) Act next to Thane in Maharashtra state. While, Pune also recorded highest rape numbers of women belongs to SC/ST, along with Nagpur.

Commissioner of Social Welfare estimates 66 cases have been registered in Pune district from April 2012 to March 2013, in year duration. Thane recorded the highest number with 79 cases in the same period.

According the figures Pune have witnessed 11 cases of rape, 4 of molestation, 17 of Physical violence, 16 of verbal abuse and 18 other cases in a year period.



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