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ISLAMABAD: The gangs of armed dacoits and carjackers ruled the roost in the heavily guarded capital city as pillion-riding snatchers snatched over 45 mobile phones along with heavy cash and auto thieves stole over 71 vehicles from the city’s different areas during the last week.

According to data gathered by Business Recorder, over 20 cases of various kinds of theft including robbery, daocity, and snatching at gunpoint, stealing of 66 motorbikes and five cars, and kidnapping of two persons were reported to the city’s different police stations during the past seven days.

In the same period, criminal gangs were most active within the limits of Aabpara, Sumbal, Ramna, Sabzi Mandi, Kohsar, Shams Colony, and Khanna police stations.

In the same period, auto thieves stole nine motorbikes and one car from the limits of Aabpara police station, 10 motorbikes from the jurisdiction of Sumbal police station, eight motorbikes and one car from the jurisdiction of the Industrial Area police station as well as another seven motorbikes from the limits of the Kohsar police station.

Furthermore, carjackers stole five bikes from the limits of Ramna police station as well as lifted another five motorbikes from the limits of Tarnol police station.

During the last week, unidentified armed persons snatched two mobile phones and auto thieves stole nine bikes and one car from the limits of the Aabpara police station, auto thieves stole 10 motorbikes, and one incident of robbery was reported to Sumbal police station, five mobile phones were snatched and five motorbikes stolen from the limits of Ramna police station, two mobile phones, one car, and eight motorbikes were stolen from jurisdiction Industrial Area police station, robbers struck at one place, armed men snatched two mobile phones, and auto thieves stole seven bikes from the limits of Kohsar police station.

Armed persons snatched three mobile phones, robbers struck in one place and auto thieves stole four bikes from the limits of Shams Colony police station.

Copyright Business Recorder, 2023

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Aam Aadmi Dec 17, 2023 07:07am
Thanks for writing this all. This should alert the citizens for their safety and security. At the same time this should be an eye opener for our authorities who sleep over such serious issues of public interest. For them what is important is political infighting and mutual leg pulling. How the common man is living is not their headache. And SIFC still expects billions in investments. Islamabad is a relatively small capital with a small population. If this is the state of affairs in the capital, imagine the situation in rest of the country.
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Babar Khan Dec 18, 2023 07:16am
I want to make many
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Tariq Amir Dec 18, 2023 08:53am
It is very alarming situation. And I see no concern in police or other government officials.
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جمیل Dec 18, 2023 10:31am
ادارے اپنے ذمہ داریاں دینے میں بری طرح ناکام ہوچکے ہیں ۔اک ملک کے کپیٹل میں ایسے واردات ہو رہی ہو تو ادھر کے انتظامی نظام کا کام کتنا اچھا ہے ہر عقل و بالغ کو سمجھ آتاہیں۔
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Twain pen di Dec 18, 2023 11:07am
the security institutions are busy polishing boots of nawaz sharif so they don't have time to look after this.
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Abid Khan Dec 18, 2023 01:43pm
جناب آگر پاکستان میں اسلام آباد محفوظ نہیں تو پھر کچھ بھی نہیں اسلام آباد پولیس تو سندھ پولیس بھی زیادہ کمزور ھے بس جب تک پولیس میں سیاسی مداخلت ختم نہیں ھو گئی بات نہیں بنے گی خاص طور پر اسلام آباد پولیس کو چاہئے کہ وہ آپنا معیار اور قبلہ درست کرے
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Tariq Sultan Dec 18, 2023 01:44pm
If law fails to arrest this trend of dacoities and snatching, Islamabad may become like karachi where street crime is common
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SAQIB NAWAZ Dec 18, 2023 04:55pm
Robbers were robbing in the streets and police men were robbing in the police station.... this is the story
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SAQIB NAWAZ Dec 18, 2023 04:57pm
@Abid Khan , capital police chief is a corrupt person....i have read about it from a journalist
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Sameer Qadir Dec 18, 2023 11:37pm
CPLC, Citizens Police Laison Committee, very active in Karachi. From Traders, to chapriwallas, all members on a volunteer basis. CPLC exists in Islamabad, but totally inactive. Similar organisations should be activated every city. Without public being on board, nothing will work, least of all security.
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Sajjad Ranjha Dec 18, 2023 11:48pm
Police and all other LEAs are busy abducting our Mothers, daughters & sisters. There focus is to help make a king who is a confirmed thiefe. Thieves will surely help their kin. AllahAlmighty may help us & protect Pakistan.
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Hayat Waraich Dec 20, 2023 07:32pm
Street Crimes have increased manifold in the capital city Islamabad. It's main reason is that price hike and inflation have pushed many families below the poverty line. Further the care taker government is paying no heed to the vulnerability of people. Let us pray for the end of existing regime at the earliest.
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