27 killed, over 832 phones snatched in Karachi during April: CPLC report

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KARACHI:    The Citizens-Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) on Sunday released a report on street crimes committed in April 2020 in Karachi.
According to statistics compiled by the CPLC, overall 2,000 motorcycles were snatched or stolen, while 832 Karachiites were deprived of their mobile phones by street criminals.
At least 27 people were killed in Karachi during the outgoing month, whereas, 69 four-wheelers were either snatched or stolen from the city.
Moreover, Police recovered 30 two-wheeler vehicles, 26 mobile phones and 2 four-wheelers.
Earlier in January, overall 191 four-wheelers were either snatched or stolen from the city, according to a CPLC report.
The report reveals that snatching and stealing of two-wheeler vehicles remained higher in the city as over 90 bikes were stolen or snatched during the last month. The authorities remained successful in recovering only 285 bikes.
Overall, 1912 incidents of a citizen being deprived of their mobiles phones from the city while 30 people were killed in January.