Mumbai rape data: South Bombay, West Mumbai most rape-prevalent
While South Mumbai continued to remain the safest part of the city for the past two years, the Bandra-Andheri belt became the most rape-prevalent area of Mumbai. As revealed by Mumbai police crime statistics, South Mumbai, home to many famous personalities is the safest pocket, while the Bandra-Andheri belt that is home to many Bollywood stars was recorded with maximum rape cases. Here's more.
South Mumbai recorded less FIRs than the western region
The 2017 crime data reveals that South Mumbai recorded 4,312 cases out of the total 17,051 cases registered across Mumbai. "The region recorded less than half the FIRs filed in the western region." Police officials said the region's crime has been in control due to the presence of the Mantralaya and police headquarters in the area that has round-the-clock patrolling.
Bandra-Andheri stretch recorded 199 rape cases in 2017: Report
Meanwhile, the Bandra-Andheri stretch despite being one of the most-plush areas in the city recorded around 199 rape cases in 2017, that equals to one-fourth of the total 752 rape cases across Mumbai. Police officials said, most of these rape cases were registered against live-in partners and many others were committed under the false pretext of marriage, as no complaints were made against strangers.