Karachi: 49 people lost their lives last week
KARACHI: Forty-nine people lost their lives last week. Three Rangers personnel were killed in a blast, four men were shot dead, 14 were murdered, two committed suicide and three were burnt to death. Ten bodies were recovered while 13 people died in accidents.
At least 958 robberies were committed, in which 443 mobile phones, 67 cars and 127 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed in 321 other incidents. Two-hundred-and-thirteen cases of theft were reported in the same period.
According to the police, 25 miscreants were arrested and 52 articles were recovered. All the robberies and thefts were confirmed by police sources.
PREVIOUS WEEK: Some 58 persons lost their lives last week. Nine were shot dead, 15 were murdered, one committed suicide, four were burnt to death, while eight bodies were recovered and 19 died in accidents.
At least 1,317 robberies were committed in which 608 mobile phones, 107 cars and 157 motorcycles were snatched. People were robbed of valuables in 445 other incidents. At least 386 cases of thefts were reported last week, in which 119 cars and 180 motorcycles were taken away from different parts of the metropolis.
According to the police data, 94 miscreants were arrested and 194 articles were recovered.
All the robberies, thefts and snatching cases were confirmed by the police.