Car theft, mobile phone snatching on the rise in capital – Pakistan
ISLAMABAD: Car theft and mobile phone robbery saw an increase in the capital last week as more than 51 vehicles were stolen or taken away. Thirty-one mobile phones were also taken from citizens, mostly at gunpoint, in various locations.
Police data shows that at least seven incidents of robbery and eight cases of robberies were reported at the city’s various police stations in the same period. Similarly, several gangs of car thieves also remained active in the city during the past week and snatched away or stole 51 vehicles, including 43 motorcycles and eight cars.
Carjackers also lifted 43 motorcycles with registration numbers; AET-4004 of Wali Khan, a bicycle RIL-6335 of Akash Masih, DM-862 of Muhammad Hammad, a bicycle APF of Ikram Ullah, FQ-436 of Muhammad Ishtiaq Ahmed, ASM-263 of Ghulam Gulzar, a bicycle BSR-23 of Ali Ashgar, ADL-717 of Muhammad Zain, a bicycle of Abdul Wali, F-394 of Habiur Rehman, AQP-909 of Muhammad Abid, AEN-078 of Muhammad Rafiqu, AAB-7859 of Muhammad Usman, a bicycle of Muhammad lifted Mohsin, BMQ-083 of Muhammad Wajid, a bicycle APL of Muhammad Asif, BYM-771 of Muhammd Usman, a bicycle of Naeem Hassan, AGQ-677 of Muhammad Tariq, GAN-8638 of Muhammad Tahir Khan, a bicycle BFP-135 of Mirza Abdur Razaq, a bicycle of Qari Alam Zeb, RIL-1950 of Khan Zeb Khan, RIB-7813 of Sher Afzal, and ARN-853 of Farhan Khan.
The car thieves stole bikes including BPP-147 of Syed Aamir Abbas, MNA-1691 of Abdul Qayyum, BLN-473m a bike of Muhammad Shehryar, a bike of Muhammad Waseem, a bike BHM-655 of Muhammad Haider Ali, VRM-5283 Badi Muhammad, RIW-8275 of Khalid Mehmood, GAV-4211 of Inam Ullah, AXN-280 of Shah Masloom, a bicycle AMM-562 of Saifer Ullah Khan, AHT-5181 of Muhammad Akbar, BRO-5486 of Muhammad Shan, a bicycle of Daim Masih, bicycle of Nadeem Zafer, a bicycle AJL-538 of Muhammad Naveed, BAN-919 of Hamid Mehmood Mali, a bicycle of Muhammad Nadeem, and RIR-6195 of Shoukat Abbas.
The seven cars stolen in the city bore registration numbers, LEA-6223 of Muhammad Hamad Shahbaz, LEF-3097 of Masood Ahmed, MS-337 of Irshad Akbar, a Suzuki of TK-931 of Noor Nawab, a car of Chaudry Ayan Ali, LE-9491 of Muhammad Shakir, and LEF-6805 of Madeeha ACE-784 of Imran Haider.
Criminal gangs were most active within the jurisdiction of Koral, Aabpara, Karachi Company and Kohsar police stations.
In the same period, the Koral police station registered five cases of car theft and eight cases of mobile phone and cash robbery. Armed persons snatched away a mobile phone from Naeem Zulfiqar, Muhammad Safeer, Abdullah, Muhammad Iqbal, Mohsin Asharaf, Saqib Illays, Waseem Abbas, Muhammad Shoaib and Zubair Ahmed.
During the past week, the Aabpara police station registered four cases of car theft, two cases of mobile snatching and one case each of robbery and robbery.
Armed persons snatched cash from Muhammad Shakeel. Unidentified persons snatched mobile phones from Muhammad Ahmed Sohail and Bakhat Munner in different areas of Aabpara Police Station. Some unidentified robbers snatched gold ornament from Gulfaraz in Aabpara police station limits. Armed robbers stole cash and gold ornaments from the house of Chan Zeb.
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