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India witnesses 24 more rapes per day since Nirbhaya was raped in 2012

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According to data compiled by the National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB), 24,923 rape cases were recorded in 2012, the year Nirbhaya was raped. As per the data, total number of rape cases recorded in 2018 was 33,356. The highest number of rape cases were recorded in 2016 when 38,947 cases of rape were registered. This means 106.7 cases of rape were recorded every day on an average in 2016. In 2013, 92.34 cases of rape were registered.