Murder, Kidnapping Cases Decline In Nagaland In 2022 — NCRB - Eastern Mirror
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Murder, kidnapping cases decline in Nagaland in 2022 — NCRB

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Jan 10, 2024 8:45 pm

DIMAPUR — Nagaland recorded a total of 21 murder cases and 28 kidnapping and abduction cases during 2022, according to the National Crime and Records Bureau (NCRB), which released its annual report recently.

The number of murder cases has decreased from 27 to 21, and the number of kidnapping and abduction cases has decreased from 48 to 28 compared to 2021.

According to the data, of the 21 total murder cases, three were for gain, three were due to personal enmity, three due to a land dispute, one due to a family dispute, one due to a money dispute, four due to motives not known, two due to illicit relationships, and four due to other causes.

Among the victims were four males and three females between the ages of 18 and 30, nine males and one female between the ages of 30-45, three males between the ages of 45 and 60, and one male over the age of 60.

There were three child victims (one male and two females aged 6-18 years) and 25 adult victims (six males and one female aged 18-30 years, and 17 males and one female aged 30-60 years) in kidnapping cases.

According to the records, there have been 73 cases of kidnapping and abduction, including unrecovered victims from previous years, with a total of 10 people recovered alive and no cases of people recovered dead.

Also read: 46 reported missing in Nagaland in 2022 — NCRB annual report

By Livine Khrozhoh Updated: Jan 10, 2024 8:45:22 pm
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