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Robbers roam free in Pindi

Incident of robberies, pickpocketing and fleecing the citizens are increasing at an alarming rate in the city, as police have opted to remain inattentive towards the situation. Citizens on Wednesday complained against

Car-theft, robberies on the rise in Capital

ISLAMABAD – Robberies and car-theft are on the rise in the federal capital, increasing from three and seven cases of robberies and car-theft last week to 9 and 10 this week. Police has registered cases against carjackers and robbers who have snatched cars and other items from the citizens, causing losses worth millions, while the police have not been able to trace a single culprit, sources said.
In the last week Secretariat and Shalimar Police registered 2 cases of car-theft and

Man gets 8 years of rigorous imprisonment for two robberies

KARACHI – A court on Monday convicted a man for two robberies and sentenced him to eight years of rigorous imprisonment (RI). Additional District and Sessions Judge Sarwat Sultana handed down the sentence to accused Dilbar in two different cases of robberies, after the prosecution proved its case. The court also fined Rs 20,000 for each case.
According to the complaints filed by Arif and Shoaib, the accused had looted valuables from their houses in 2008 and 2009, within the

Hall Road traders protest against a rash of robberies

LAHORE – Traders of Hall Road and adjacent markets blocked the Mall Road on Thursday and demanded the Punjab government take action against increasing robberies in the area and accused police officials of not taking action and patronising robbers.
Traders from the Zaitoon Plaza, Rafi Plaza and other markets blocked the road at the Regal Chowk and chanted slogans against police for deliberately not taking action against robbers and swindlers. Traders said that for the last five

Weekly Crime Review – Robbers make away with loot in 16 robberies

ISLAMABAD – The crime rate in the federal capital saw a surge last week as bandits kept striking at will. As many as 16 robberies and 15 cases of carjacking were reported in the capital’s police stations. Meanwhile, a case of attempt to kidnap a woman was also reported in which the stalkers left two women wounded.
The week before the last, there had been 12 robberies, 10 incidents of car stealing in the capital.
Two robbery cases and three car stealing case were reported in

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