Chandigarh: Girls ageing between 12-18 years have been mostly abducted from Chandigarh in the year 2015, states National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB).
Official records of NCRB reveals that a total 230 people were reportedly abducted from Chandigarh and of the total 230 victims, 171 were female and 74 were males. Apart from total, 54 victims were the girls aging between 12-18 years of age group followed 41 women and girls ageing between 18-30 years. After this, there were 37 young boys ageing between 12-16 years.
In the year 2016, 121 people have been reportedly abducted till August and out of which 58 are girls and women.
According to sources, several reported abducted and missing were even innocent children.
Chandigarh Police have been unable to track down 84 people who were allegedly abducted or went missing from City in 2016. Though Police have registered a DDR or FIR pertaining to the cases, but still the victims are untraced.
According to police statistics, on July 10, two women and a minor girl went missing from Attawa, Chandigarh. The Police had registered a DDR but have been unable to track the missing females.
The family members of the victims have also staged a protest in front of sector 34 police station after 48 hours of the complaint alleging police inaction.
The protestors alleged that the women and the minor girl went missing on July 10 and they have intimated the police on the same day but the cops have not taken any strict action in this regard.
NCRB data reveals that 148 people have been reported missing from the city in 2014 and only 47 have been traced while the whereabouts of around 100 people are yet to be ascertained.
Going by the data, in the year 2014, 70 males and 36 females went missing whereas 10 males and 32 females were abducted from Chandigarh.
According to sources, investigating in the case of those who were allegedly abducted, Chandigarh Police have arrested 46 people from different places on a tip off in year 2014.
Going by the official data of Chandigarh Police, in the year 2013 a number of 168 females went missing while 85 males went missing from city which included 51 minors and 71 adults.
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