Crimes Against and by Foreigners : Goa tops in the list
According to the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB),Goa stands unflatteringly at the top of the
list of India's 28 states for crimes committed against foreigners in 2014.
It has also topped the list for the highest number of
foreigners, 27, arrested under the Narcotic Drugs & Psychotropic Substances
Act last year.
India's smallest state comes a distant second to Delhi (164)
when the country's seven Union territories are added to the list for crimes
committed against foreigners.
Delhi has recorded three cases
lesser than Goa of foreigners caught under the NDPS Act last year.
Goa received 5.14 lakh foreign tourists last year.
Of the 73 crimes recorded against foreigners in the state,
66 were against such foreigners.
Following Goa, among the states, are Uttar Pradesh (66),
Maharashtra (59), Rajasthan (36) and Karnataka (14) for crimes against
Union territory Delhi, with 164 crimes against foreigners,
of which 135 were against foreign tourists, tops the overall list.
India, as a whole, recorded 486 crimes against foreigners,
of which 384 were against tourists.
Assam, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand, Manipur, Meghalaya,
Nagaland, Sikkim, Tripura, Uttarakhand, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Dadra and
Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu, and Lakshadweep had zero incidence of crimes
Goa also recorded 27 foreigners being arrested under the
NDPS Act in 2014, the highest among all states and union territories in the