The crime rate in Ahmedabad touched 60.11% which is 2,071 incidents till July, 2021 in comparison to 3,445 serious offences in the year 2020, according to a report. Notably, there was an increase in the cases related to assault. In 2020, the number of such offences increased to 1,374 in comparison to 1,307 in 2019 and touched 966 till July of this year.
In the first seven months of 2021, around 316 cheating offences took place in the city. Where, 26 offences were reported in Sola, 13 in Vastrapur, 10 in Naranpura, 10 in Paldi and 9 in Navrangpura.
Talking about serious offences, 218 incidents of alleged rape took place in 2021, with Danilamda reporting 13 rape cases, Vatva 12, Anandnagar seven, Vasna eight and Odhav 11. Eve teasing cases were reported to be 149 incidents in the city. Krishnagar reported 16 incidents, Vadaj 14, Vastrapur six, Vejalpur six and Navrangpura reported three eve-teasing incidents.