Banjara Hills is unsafe for women

The western part of the city, which includes localities like Banjara Hills, Jubilee Hills, S.R. Nagar, Punjagutta, Humayun Nagar, and Golconda, tops the list of most unsafe places for women and girls. In the first five months of this year, the western part, which is otherwise known for its posh localities, has reported 126 out of 176 cases registered for crime against women.

City Crime Records Bureau (CCRB), a total of 194 cases have been booked over the outrage of modesty (crime against women) from January to May 2012. Of this, 74 cases — 38 per cent of the total cases — were reported in the western part.