CPLC says crime rate in Karachi goes up in Year 2018
KARACHI: Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) has issued the list of crimes in Karachi during the current year, ARY News reported on Friday.
In an yearly report the CPLC pointed out hike in the crime rate in the port city.
According to the report the citizens of the metropolis were deprived of 34188 cell phones from 1st January to December 20 of Year 2018 with miniscule recovery of the snatched or stolen devices during the year.
During the same period 26972 motorbikes were snatched or stolen and only 4900 of these motorcycles were recovered. Among 1319 stolen or snatched cars in the city, 536 were recovered, the report further said.
Fifty-three incidents of extortion were reported in 2018 , the CPLC’s yearly crime report said.
Moreover, 297 people were killed in various violent incidents, while three robberies were reported in banks.
The yearly report indicates rising graph of crimes and criminal activities in Karachi.