Thursday, September 29, 2022

DGP releases booklet on ‘Nagaland Crime Data 2021’

Staff Reporter

Director General of Police (DGP) Nagaland, T. John Longkumer, released a booklet on ‘Nagaland Crime Data 2021’ and also gave away DGP Disc award to 63 police personnel for their exemplary performances in the field of policing, sports, and public service at Rhododendron Hall, Police Complex, Chümoukedima on Friday.
Speaking at the programme, DGP T John Longkumer congratulated all the awardees and said that award was being given away to acknowledge personnel for their dedication, discipline, and sacrifices.
He said that selection process awards began with recommendations of unit commanders.
Meanwhile, briefing the media, IGP Range, Limasunep Jamir, stated that law and order situation in the state continued to be peaceful, which he said was reflected in the de-notification of 15 police stations from the purview of AFSPA. He disclosed that more police stations in the state could be de-notified soon.
IGP range informed that in 2021, a total of 1525 crime cases were registered in the state, of which 765 were charge sheeted and 553 pending investigations. He said that 179 persons were also convicted, with crime rate at 77.07 per one lakh population as compared to 74.5 of the previous year, registering a 3.3% increase in reported crime.
With regard to the trends analysis among the 1525 cases, Jamir informed that there were 434 theft cases, 160 related to extortions, 29 murder, 48 kidnapping/abduction, eight related to rapes, and 80 related to criminal trespassing/burglary.
Earlier, the award ceremony was chaired by ADGP, Renchamo P Kikon.

SourceNPN