Karachi: 60 people killed last week
Karachi: Some 60 persons lost their lives last week. Three were shot dead, 20 were murdered, two committed suicide, three were burnt to death, eight bodies were found, and 24 died in accidents.
At least 1,118 robberies were committed of which 526 pertained to mobile phones snatching or stealing while 106 cars and 116 motorcycles were taken away. People were robbed of valuables in 370 incidents of robberies. Three-hundred-and-ninety cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 125 cars, 197 motorcycles were taken away from the different parts of the metropolis.
According to police data, 63 miscreants were arrested and 157 articles were recovered. All the robberies, thefts, vehicle snatching and stolen and mobile phone snatched or stolen were confirmed by the police.
PREVIOUS WEEK: 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.