The Nagas

Hill Peoples of Northeast India

Project Introduction The Naga Database

typescript - J.H. Hutton's tour diary in the Naga Hills

caption: Attempt to deal with dacoit problem
medium: tours
location: Kohima Mezema (Mozema)
date: 29.6.1925
person: Hutton/ J.H.
date: 29.5.1925-29.6.1925
person: Pitt Rivers Museum Archive, Oxford
refnum: Hutton Ms. Box 2
text: 29th
text: To Kohima. I am not sure that it would not be sound to forbid Mozema people to be on the cart road after dark, and to warn them that any person challenged by the police and trying to run off would be fired on. A dose of buckshot would probably not kill and if it did it would be a rogue the fewer.
text: On the way in I did a land acquisition for the P.W.D., who rashly promised payment within 10 days.