In a comprehensive law and order report for the year 2023, the Mokokchung Police have laid bare the reality of criminal activities that plagued the region. While the statistics reveal a concerning trend, it is crucial to appreciate the relentless efforts of the police force in curbing these crimes and maintaining order in the district.
The report exposes a total of 113 cases registered from January 1 to December 31, 2023, leading to the arrest of 192 individuals. The most prevalent offenses were under the NDPS (Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances) Act and NLTP (Nagaland Liquor Total Prohibition) Act, amounting to 62 cases. These figures highlight the persistent battle against drug abuse and illicit liquor trade that the authorities face daily.
The alarming revelation of three murder cases in the report serves as a stark reminder of the challenges law enforcement confronts in ensuring public safety. The apprehension of 11 individuals involved in these heinous acts reflects the commitment of the police force to bring perpetrators to justice which is laudable.
The seizure of substantial quantities of illegal substances, including Brown Sugar, capsules Spasmo Proxyvon, and contraband cough syrups underscores the gravity of the drug-related issues faced by Mokokchung. This is believed to be just the tip of the iceberg. Nonetheless, the police’s proactive measures in intercepting these substances play a pivotal role in preventing their circulation within the community. Apart from drug-related offenses, the report sheds light on the enforcement agencies’ commendable efforts in cracking down on illicit liquor activities that pose a threat to public health and safety.
Equally noteworthy are the strides made in curbing the proliferation of arms, ammunition, and explosives. The detailed breakdown of these seizures, including various firearms and explosive materials, reflects the commitment of the police force to tackle organized crime and potential threats to public security.
While these statistics provide a glimpse into the visible successes of law enforcement in Mokokchung, it is essential to acknowledge the likelihood of unreported crimes. Many incidents may go unnoticed, posing a challenge to the accurate representation of the district’s crime landscape. The police force’s dedication to addressing reported crimes undoubtedly extends to the unreported ones, as they continue to work tirelessly to maintain the peace.
The law and order report for Mokokchung in 2023 paints a complex picture of the challenges faced by the district. The proactive and commendable efforts of the police force deserve recognition and appreciation. However, it is crucial to remain vigilant and address the underlying issues contributing to crime to ensure a safer and more secure future for Mokokchung and its residents.