Udaipur ranked third in Rajasthan in the number of cases registered under Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012 (POSCO) act in 2017.
Alwar district recorded the highest number of crimes against minor with 91 such cases being registered in 2017. Ajmer, with 81 cases ranked second while Udaipur along with Barmer shared the third spot with 81 cases.
The number of reported cases in Udaipur has dropped as compared to the previous two years. 97 cases were registered in 2016 in Udaipur and 98 cases were registered in 2015.
Pankaj Kumar Singh, Additional Director General, Crime, said that Police attaches a high priority to cases under POSCO. He stated that while the conviction rate in normal cases is around 30-40%, conviction rates under POSCO are as high as 80-90%.