Love officially kills more people than terrorism: Check facts
New Delhi : They say love kills. But, now we have some official figures to prove them right. According to a report love has taken more lives than terrorism did in last 15 years.
As per official figures, from 2001 to 2015, love was an official reason behind 38,585 murders and culpable homicide cases. Government records also link it with 79,189 suicides. Further, 2.6 lakh kidnapping cases were also filed in this period where marriage was mentioned as the motive of 'abducting' women.
When it comes to deaths due to terror, the total number of loss of lives stands at 20,000 people, including civilians and security forces, in the same period.
The data shows that Andhra Pradesh, followed by Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, Tamil Nadu and Madhya Pradesh have witnessed the highest number of murder cases where love was the stated motive.