‘46K crimes on women in three years’

Vaibhav Ganjapure TNN



Nagpur: The issue of crimes against women was raised in the state legislature on Wednesday. Asking a questions in the council, MLC Mohan Joshi said Maharashtra witnessed 46,513 crimes against women from 2009 to 2011, including rape. He added that 40,516 kids went missing in the same period, claiming that the figure was the highest in India.

Earlier, female legislators from several parties submitted a representation to the government, seeking strict laws to curb rising crime.