BHOPAL: Greater than 33,000 instances had been registered in Madhya Pradesh beneath the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act within the final 4 years, the state executive has mentioned.
The selection of instances registered beneath this Act has long gone up within the state previously two years, as according to the knowledge equipped by way of House Minister Narottam Mishra within the state Legislative Meeting on Friday in a written respond to a query requested by way of Congress MLA Jitu Patwari.
The knowledge mentioned that 33,239 instances beneath the SC/ST (Prevention of Atrocities) Act have been registered in a duration of round 4 years between January 2018 and November 2021.
At 9,664, the easiest selection of such instances have been registered in 2020, whilst as many as 9,249 instances have been filed in 11 months of this 12 months.
A complete of 6,852 instances have been registered beneath this Act in 2018, whilst this quantity was once 7,474 in 2019, the knowledge mentioned.
Together with the instances registered beneath SC/ST Act, Patwari in the similar query had additionally sought details about the once a year conviction proportion within the instances associated with atrocities towards girls.
The answer mentioned that there was an annual moderate conviction of 27 according to cent of the instances associated with atrocities towards girls in Madhya Pradesh within the final seven years.
It added that the conviction fee within the instances of atrocities towards girls was once 27.16 according to cent in 2015, 27.34 according to cent in 2016, 26.98 according to cent in 2017, 23.15 according to cent in 2018, 29.39 according to cent in 2019, 26.10 according to cent in 2020 and 28.29 according to cent in 2021.