Street crimes in­crease in Karachi as Eid ap­proaches

Daily Messenger - - Metropolitan - Sikan­dar Rajput Staff Re­porter

KARACHI: Street crime is on the rise in Karachi as mug­gers have mur­dered three cit­i­zens and in­jured 10 oth­ers on of­fer­ing re­sis­tance dur­ing the last 10 days of Ramzan.

De­spite of law en­force­ment agen­cies’ op­er­a­tion against crim­i­nals, Karachi­ites face a sud­den rise in street crime as the Eid ap­proaches near.

Re­cent mug­ging are re­ported dif­fer­ent parts of the me­trop­o­lis in­clud­ing Ko­rangi, Naz­imabad, Mac­char Colony Gulis­tane-Jauhar, Orangi, SITE and Lyari, in which three peo­ple have al­ready been and 10 oth­ers in­jured by rob­bers over re­sis­tance.

More than 3,327 res­i­dents of Karachi have been de­prived of their valu­ables, in­clud­ing cars, mo­tor­cy­cles and mo­bile phones, from the 20th to 26th of the holy month.

Five rob­bers were also ar­rested by po­lice dur­ing dif­fer­ent en­coun­ters, while one rob­ber was al­legedly lynched by mob.

KARACHI: A view of crowd at Tariq Road as a large num­ber of peo­ple are busy in shop­ping for Eid-ul-Fitr.

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