Da­coity, theft cases on rise

Pakistan Observer - - NATIONAL - AB­DUL KHALIQ QURESHI AB­BOT­TABAD

—Num­bers of da­coits, theft and ab­duc­tion cases are on the rise in Ab­bot­tabad city for the last one-week with no head­way in re­cov­ery or ar­rest of the cul­prits which had cre­ated fear, tense and panic like sit­u­a­tion among cit­i­zens.

Po­lice fails to ar­rest cul­prits in­volved in da­coit on Thandiyani road two days back where four armed da­coits has looted at least 20 ve­hi­cles just be­fore if­tari where most of the vic­tims were lo­cal res­i­dents who were go­ing back to their vil­lages, some of them were pas­sen­gers com­ing back from Karachi and other parts of the coun­try to cel­e­brate the Eidul Fitr. Few vic­tims had told that they had just drawn their salaries and were com­ing back to home. Ac­cord­ing to re­ports, da­coits had done all for block­ing the road for more than one hour and had looted cash, mo­bile phones and or­na­ments from ladies also. Four ve­hi­cles of tourists were also looted. Case was reg­is­tered with Nawan­shehr po­lice sta­tion but no progress has been shown.

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