Karachi: 68 killed during last week
Karachi: Some 68 persons lost their lives last week. Sixteen were shot dead, 13 were murdered, one committed suicide, three of them were burnt to death, three drowned, 14 bodies were recovered and 18 were killed in accidents.
At least 1,003 robberies were committed whereby 434 mobile phones were snatched or stolen, 109 cars and 120 motorcycles were snatched. Three-hundred-and-forty other incidents of robberies in all took place. Three-hundred-and-sixty-nine thefts were reported last week, in which 109 cars and 175 motorcycles were taken away from different parts of the metropolis.
According to data provided by the police, 156 miscreants were arrested and 352 articles were recovered. All the robberies, thefts, vehicle snatching and stealing and mobile phone snatching/stealing were confirmed by the police sources.
PREVIOUS WEEK: Some 82 persons lost their lives last week, up 23 over the previous week. Two were shot dead, five were murdered, two were burnt to death, five were drowned, while 11 bodies were recovered and 57 died in accidents.
At least 1,201 robberies were committed of which 533 pertained to mobile phones snatching or stealing, 97 cars and 145 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed of valuables in 426 other incidents of robberies in all. Two-hundred-and-fifty-seven cases of thefts were reported, in which 88 cars and 126 motorcycles were taken away from different parts of the metropolis. According to the police data, 315 miscreants were arrested and 596 articles were recovered. All the robberies, thefts, vehicle snatching and stealing and stealing and snatching of mobile phones were confirmed by police sources.