Telangana and Andhra States ranked second in Crimes against Senior citizens
Telangana and Andhra Pradesh combined have ranked second in the country in crimes against senior citizens in the year 2014.
The figures available till October 2014 revealed that 1,856 criminal cases were booked in both Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states in which senior citizens were victims.
Maharashtra topped the country with 2,257 cases followed by united Andhra Pradesh, according to statistics of the ministry of home affairs. Officials are expecting that the numbers would go up by the end of the year.
National Crime Records Bureau data on crimes committed against senior citizens are not maintained centrally.
NCRB collects state-wise data on persons aged above 50 years who were victims of murder, culpable homicide not amounting to murder, rape and kidnapping and abduction.