Cybercrime Increased By 5% in 2021, Maximum Crimes Recorded In Telangana, UP, And Karnataka!!

There has been an increase of five percent in the cases of cybercrime in the country last year. What is worrying is that charge sheets can be filed in only one third of the cases related to these. This information has been received from NCRB Report 2021.

According to the report, a total of 52,974 cybercrime cases were registered in the year 2021, while in 2020 their number was 50,035. In this way, it increased by five percent in 2021, while it saw an increase of more than 15 percent against 44,735 cases in 2019.

According to the cybercrime cases registered last year, more than 70 percent cases were registered in Telangana, Uttar Pradesh, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Assam. This information has been given in the NCRB report ‘Crime in India 2021’. The National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) maintains the statistics of all types of crimes in the country. The Bureau functions under the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. According to the report, in terms of per lakh population, the rate of cybercrime in 2021 was 3.9 percent.

According to the NCRB, the number of charge sheets filed in cyber crime cases stood at 33.8 percent. Whereas in only one third of the cases, the police investigation could be completed. In 60.8 percent (32,230) cases related to cybercrime, the target of the accused was to commit fraud. This was followed by sexual abuse. 8.6% (4,555) cybercrime cases were registered against it. At the same time, 2883 cases of ransom demand were registered.

Among the states and union territories, Telangana recorded the highest number of cyber crimes at 10,303. It was followed by Uttar Pradesh at 8,829, Karnataka at 8,136, Maharashtra at 5,562, and Assam at 4,846. 356 such cases were registered in Delhi. At the same time, if we look at the state-wise rate, the highest rate was recorded in Telangana at 27 percent. At the same time, Assam recorded 13.8, Karnataka 12.1, Uttarakhand 6.3, and Maharashtra 4.5 percent. Delhi’s rate stood at 1.7.