Aizawl: Mizoram’s capital Aizawl has seen an increase in theft instances in the previous couple of months, prompting the state police to hunt assist from NGOs and native leaders to make sure legislation and order, a police officer mentioned.
Aizawl Superintendent of Police (SP) C. Lalruaia advised a information convention on Thursday that as many as 572 instances have been registered at 4 police stations within the state capital between January and March.
Of the 572 instances, theft or housebreaking accounts for 69.64 per cent (397 instances), which signifies a big rise within the crime as in contrast to the previous, he mentioned.
Police mentioned 74.77 per cent of 214 totally different instances registered at Aizawl police station (PS) was associated to theft, whereas Bawngkawn PS registered 70.69 per cent theft case, Vaivakawn PS (52 %) and Kulikawn PS (81 %), he mentioned.
Stealing of cell phones, bikes or scooters (two wheelers), water pipes, water meters, LPG cylinders and fireplace hydrant couplings have been commonest amongst theft instances, he mentioned.
Lalruaia attributed the rise in theft instances to the necessity for cash amongst drug customers.
The truth that thieves simply disposed their stolen objects to unknown consumers or prospects has inspired rampant thefts, he mentioned.
Citing that the police would proceed to pursue the consumers to be booked, the SP cautioned individuals towards shopping for stolen properties and urged them to chorus from shopping for any supplies, that are suspected to be stolen.
He additional urged the individuals, particularly the NGOs and leaders of localities, to increase assist to the state police to curb the crime and in addition to rapid report any suspected thief or theft case to police stations.
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