19,615 dowry harassment cases

Updated - July 25, 2015 05:50 am IST

Published - July 25, 2015 12:00 am IST - Thiruvananthapuram:

As many as 19,615 cases of dowry harassment of women have been registered in Kerala over the last four years, the Assembly was told on Friday.

As many as 2,596 cases were registered in Malappuram district, 2,402 in Kollam, 2,181 in Thrissur, 2,149 in Thiruvananthapuram, 1,893 in Kozhikode, and 1,252 in Ernakulam, Home Minister Ramesh Chennithala told K.V. Abdul Khader in a written reply.

As many as 192 cases of cybercrime had been registered in Kerala this year till July 14, Mr. Chennithala told E.P. Jayarajan in a written reply. He said 466 cybercrime cases were registered in 2014, 390 cases in 2013, and 324 in 2012.

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