The Citizens Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) has released a report indicating a staggering number of 45 people being robbed of their valuables at gunpoint in the city on daily basis during the month of April.
From personal valuables to vehicles, many citizens have been robbed of their belongings at gunpoint. Valuables listed mainly include mobile phones, cash, and motorcycles. A number of 45 people on average are reported to have fallen victim to these rising crimes in the city every day.
According to the report, as many as 1,110 mobile phones were snatched at gunpoint while 1466 mobile phones were stolen in April. The CPLC collected the stats on the basis of complaints lodged by the citizens. There are some, especially in cases of cell-phone snatching, who do not report the crime.
Similarly, 234 motorcycles were looted by armed muggers and a staggering number of 1915 motorcycles were stolen irrespective of CCTV cameras positioned at various points.