Crime rate in Taxila, Wah on the rise.


wah cantt -- There is no respite from crimes in twin cities of Taxila and Wah as armed bandits are on the loose in various parts of the city.

It has been observed that despite the repeated claim of local police, no respite was witnessed in the rising tide of crime rate in twin cities of Taxila and Wah as armed bandits are on the loose in commercial and residential areas depriving masses from cash, cell phones, motorcycles and other valuables. It seems that Police have failed to control street crime as dacoits, robbers and other criminals have taken over control of city, depriving citizens of their precious belongings while beating or even killing those who try to resist their moves. In first incident, five armed bandits equipped with pistols intercepted a motorcyclist identified as Naqash Mehmood in Wah Saddar Police station limits and snatched his motorcycle. As he put up resistance, the armed bandits shot and injured him and fled with motorcycle. In same police station limits, burglars broke into a tyres warehouse located on GT road near Malakand stop and fled with over 30 tyres worth millions of rupees.

In Taxila, three armed bandits equipped with different weapons looted a medical store located in Museum road and fled with cash and cell phones worth 0.2 million. Police failed to trace the bandits despite providing them CCTV footages. In same police station limits, four armed bandits, equipped with pistols looted a bakery and fled with cash and other valuables worth Rs 0.150 million. In...

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