Worst cities on the index of child-related crimes in Punjab
The recently released data from NCRB on the crime against children posts Ludhiana on the top with a total of 283 cases being reported from the city in the year 2021.
At No. 2 Mohali with 31 lesser cases and reported a total of 252 child-related crimes and has last year.
Patiala is positioned at the 3rd spot in the cases related to menace against children with a total of 185 cases related to murder, rape, and molestation.
The border city of Amritsar has made a cut into the list in another poor light and is placed at 4th in the state with 129 such cases associated with children.
Bathinda is placed below Amritsar after it recorded 119 cases last year as per the central agency maintaining records of crime every year.
While Jalandhar is placed right below with 3 fewer cases at is positioned at No. 6 in child-related crime in the entire state.