KARACHI: As many as 1,521 residents of Karachi were deprived of their mobile phones in the first 21 days of June this year, according to police.
Samaa has learnt that a fresh wave of cell phone snatching has deprived more than 1,500 citizens of their mobiles. Besides the mobile phone thefts and snatching, 1,667 Karachiites were deprived of their motorcycles during the same period.
Moreover, 88 cars were stolen or snatched while 18 people were killed in incidents of firing and targeted attacks. Four incidents of extortion were also reported, police said.