The number of sex crimes on raill ines have increased by three times over the past five years.
Lawmaker Lee Hyun-seung of the Saenuri Party said the results were released after analyzing data from the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, and Transport’s railroad security team.
The number of sex crimes which happened within railroad areas in 2010 was 171. This number shot up drastically to 349 last year.
A total of 283 sexual crimes have happened so far this year.
Sixty-seven percent of the crimes committed was sexual molestation, the most among the cases. Next was secretly taking someone’s picture, which accounted for 28 percent of the crimes.
Source: Busan eFM News
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