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Nagpur ranks 16th in country for crime against women in 2020


The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), which is an apex body under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs, on Tuesday, released the 68th edition of Crime in India-2020? report.
The report, which is an annual publication of the NCRB summarised crimes in India for the year 2020. In that report, Nagpur city ranked 16 among 19 other metropolitan cities of India for reporting the highest number of crimes against women.
The crimes included sexual assault, acid attack, death due to dowry, murder, rape and others. Nagpur city recorded a total of 920 crimes against women in the year 2020.
However, this number was comparatively less than 2019 (1144) and 2018 (1083). The total rate of crimes against women stood at 75.3 % where the charge sheeting rate was recorded at 67.5.
Being the second capital of Maharashtra, Nagpur surpassed major cities like Pune, Patna and Surat in recording crimes against women.
Comparatively, crime in Maharashtra increased in the year 2020, but the annual crime rate of India was less in 2020 than in 2019. Cases of rape, child abduction, murder saw a sudden surge in 2020 in all most all states of India.
Experts believed that it was due the nationwide lockdown that was imposed in late March 2020 in the wake of the COVID-19 global pandemic.

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Miscreants vandalise property at Nagpur’s Bishop Cotton School, throw liquor bottles in classrooms

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Some unknown miscreants in Nagpur vandalised Bishop Cotton School situated on VIP in Dharampeth during the weekend. Apart from the broken plant pots and damaged earthing wires, empty alcohol bottles could also be seen thrown on the floor of the classrooms.


Prima facie it seems some drunkards might have used the school as their hang out place to consume alcohol as it was a weekend and the school was closed. However, nothing could be ascertained as of now; the investigation on the same is on. 


When Nation Next spoke to Sonia Singh, Principal at Bishop Cotton School, she told us, What kind of a mentality is this Such people should at least spare kids. It’s so disheartening to see something like this. Class 10 students had their board exams today; unfortunately, we couldn’t indulge them much.”

Singh added, “All the pots have been broken, the earthing wires for the newly installed water cooler for kids has also been damaged.”

However, Singh, who filed an FIR at Sitabuld Police Station today, said, this wasn’t the first such incident; even during lockdown, some miscreants had stolen printers and other property of the school. 

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ED arrests Nagpur advocate Satish Ukey who filed petition against Fadnavis

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Radhika Dhawad | Nagpur

Satish Ukey

Satish Ukey

Enforcement Directorate (ED) took the custody of RTI activist advocate Satish Ukey and his brother Pradeep Ukey after raiding the former’s residence at Parvati Nagar in Nagpur on Thursday morning at 7 am. Satish, who is also the lawyer of  MPCC President Nana Patole, had filed an election petition against former Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis.


Ukey had alleged that Fadnavis hadn’t disclosed pending criminal cases against him while filing his nomination papers for the 2009 and 2014 Assembly elections, and thus violated the Representation of People’s Act, 1951. For the past few years, Ukey had also been filing petitions in court against several BJP leaders.

 

During the raid, an army of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel was also deployed under his house. The crime branch had issued a notice to Ukey regarding a land transaction in Nagpur. 

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ED raids house of Nagpur advocate Satish Ukey, who had filed RTI petition against Devendra Fadnavis

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L to R: Devendra Fadnavis, Satish Ukey

L to R: Devendra Fadnavis, Satish Ukey

Enforcement Directorate (ED) raided the house of Congress President for Maharashtra Nana Patole’s lawyer and RTI activist advocate Satish Ukey’s since Thursday early morning. An army of Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel has also been deployed under his house as the raids are underway.
 

 

Ukey grabbed headlines after he filed an election petition against former Chief Minister and Leader of the Opposition (LoP) Devendra Fadnavis. Ukey had alleged that Fadnavis did not disclose pending criminal cases against him while filing his nomination papers for the 2009 and 2014 Assembly elections, and thus violated the Representation of People’s Act, 1951. For the past few years, Ukey had also been filing petitions in court against several BJP leaders.

 

 

The reason behind the ED raid against the remains unclear as of now. However, the crime branch had issued a notice to Ukey regarding a land transaction in Nagpur. There are likely to be raids related to this case.

 

 

At around 7 am on Thursday, ED’s Mumbai squad including women officers reached Ukey’s residence at Parvati Nagar. For the past two hours, ED has been searching Ukey’s house and interrogating him.

 

Satish Ukey's house at Parvati Nagar in Nagpur

Satish Ukey’s house at Parvati Nagar in Nagpur

 

More details are awaited.
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