9 Unidentified Bodies on Delhi Streets Every Day: Govt Data

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New Delhi: An average nine unidentified bodies, largely of drug addicts and beggars, are recovered from the streets of the national capital every day. According to a recent data of the National Crime Records Bureau, out of a total 37,838 unidentified bodies found across the country during the year 2012, 3,359 were found in Delhi, an average of nine bodies per day.

Other big states that have witnessed a large number of such incidents include Maharashtra, which tops the list with 5,906 unidentified bodies, Tamil Nadu with 5,319 and Uttar Pradesh with 3,996 bodies in the year 2012.

The Delhi police claims most of these people died a natural death. "These are largely labourers who cannot afford rented accommodations and die to harsh weather conditions. Some of them are drug addicts too," said a Delhi Police official.

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Source: PTI
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