02/06/2008

India- Murder Capital of the World

A dubious record.


India has recorded the highest number of murders in the world, a latest study by a government agency shows, news reports said Monday. Data put together by the National Crime Records Bureau, a department of the Federal Home Ministry, showed that the number of murders in India, was three times that of Pakistan and double of the United States. There were more than 32,000 incidents of murder recorded in India over 2007-2008, whereas there were nearly 16,700 murders in the US and about 9,700 in Pakistan, the NDTV network reported.