A Research Review of Punjab's problem of increasing crime and its social repercussions

Authors

  • Abdul Qayyum Gondal LLM, University of Lahore, Lahore, Pakistan. Author
  • Prof. Dr. Matloob Ahmad Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Author
  • Muhammad Qasim Doctoral Candidate, Islamic Studies, The University of Faisalabad, Faisalabad, Pakistan. Author

Keywords:

Crime & Criminology, Comparative study of crime, Historical perspective of crimes, Ratio of crimes, Social impacts of crime, causes/reasons of crime

Abstract

The present study investigates the dilemma of augment in crime in Punjab and its social impacts on the masses. The study is conducted to identify the reasons, its possible measures in order to mitigate its increase. The proper monitoring of all category of crime has marked out a linkage between various nexus of crime i.e. non-reporting of crimes,lack of proper detection of crimes, poor collection of evidences on the scene of occurrence, faulty investigation from the  investigators side, partial trial, slow speed of trail of courts and corrupt practices prevailing in the province are main culprits of crime augmentation in the province Punjab. On the other, some social impacts, for instances, illiteracy, previous litigation, gender discrimination, unemployment, poverty,illegal arrests and detentions, political rivalries, urbanization/population explosion, excessive use of power by the political representatives, negative role of mass media and feeble criminal justice system are considered responsible for the enlargement of the premises of crimes in the province, Punjab.Implementation of correct section of law is a cause of insecurity and discomfort in the society. Moreover, the study measures the social impacts of crimes on a layman, how one’s life is affected at various stages by the wrong practices of above indicators. It helps us to understand the root cause of the evils and educate the ways to mitigate the crimes in the province of Punjab. The investigation advocates us the few measures in order to mitigate the crime by practicing community policy, appropriate opportunity of education and employment, fair trials and the implementation of peace and tranquility in the society.

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.10259108

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2022-06-30

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A Research Review of Punjab’s problem of increasing crime and its social repercussions. (2022). International Research Journal of Management and Social Sciences, 3(2), 193-203. https://irjmss.com/index.php/irjmss/article/view/81

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