A new wave of dacoities grow in Islamabad, money worth Rs70 million stolen from the citizens
The gangsters have to appear in front of the CCTV Cameras for their arrests.
- “We are concentrating on enhancing the patrolling system in streets especially in F-11, G-11, F-10, G-10, and I sectors”; Deputy Inspector.
- Dacoits have robbed houses, vans, jewelry and cash from different places in Islamabad.
A surge in dacoities and armed robbers have recently been seen during the last month all across Islamabad. Dacoits have robbed houses, vans, jewelry and cash from different places. Overall valuables worth Rs70 million has been stolen during the last month.
Sectors of Islamabad
Most affected areas where gunmen in broad daylight made citizens hostage and stole money from them on gunpoint were F11, G11, Shahzad Town and koral police station.
On October 1, six gunmen riding two bikes robed a cash van of post office that was unloading cash in a Post Office at Rawal Town.
According to the police in order to catch these robbers, they must have to appear in front of CCTV cameras otherwise it is impossible for us to take any action against these criminals.
Story of a victim
One of the Victim Sadia Rahman filed a complaint where she said that on 23 September “I picked my kids from school and reached home around 4:40. Two robbers held a gun at me and snatched bangles along with other accessories. When I shouted for help, they ran away”.
Police could not find any luck so far, is unable to catch criminals. Police are of the view that these robbers are not the locals of Islamabad. They hailed from other places most probably Afghanistan, they usually leave the city after the crime and come back to target other places after some time.
These robbers are targeting all kinds of people and areas including merchants, people on roads, vans, farmhouses, and houses.
According to source when Deputy Inspector General of Police (Operations), “We are concentrating on enhancing the patrolling system in streets especially in F-11, G-11, F-10, G-10, and I sectors. Teams comprising experts in investigation skills have been constituted to abolish patrolling as well as loopholes of security.”
He further added, we need to adopt scientific ways to counter such incidents of robbery.