Rawalpindi    –  A pointy enhance was witnessed in automobile lifting, robberies, dacoity, tried homicide, rape of ladies, gang rape and aerial firing throughout the yr 2020 within the district of Rawalpindi.

Nevertheless, a slight lower was seen in homicide, kidnapping for ransom and sexual assault towards kids circumstances.

The ratio of rounding up proclaimed offenders of A and B class additionally remained low throughout the yr 2020 in Rawalpindi. 

Regardless of spike in crime price, probably the most passable factor for crime victims was the swift registration of First Info Report (FIR) of crime by the police in all of the police stations of district following the orders of Metropolis Police Officer (CPO) Muhammad Ahsan Younas. 

Police statistics, obtained by The Nation on Thursday, confirmed that 234 individuals misplaced their lives in comparison with 244 homicide circumstances in 2019.

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As well as, 20 individuals had been killed throughout armed robberies/dacoities in comparison with 17 such circumstances in 2019.

As many as 42 dacoities had been reported in several police stations. This quantity was greater than final yr 2019 which noticed 36 such circumstances. 

Round 3,700 automobiles and bikes had been stolen in comparison with 2,200 automobiles and bikes pilfered in 2019.

Furthermore, 178 automobiles and bikes had been snatched from residents by armed dacoits at gunpoint in 2020 in comparison with 94 bikes and different automobiles snatched in 2019.

The yr additionally noticed a rise within the robberies as 2,015 circumstances had been reported to police. This was a lot increased ratio in comparison with final yr that noticed 742 such circumstances.

As many as 88 girls/ladies had been raped in 2020 in comparison with 81 reported to police throughout yr 2019. Equally, seven girls had been gang raped throughout yr 2020 as in comparison with 5 such circumstances lodged with Rawalpindi police final yr.

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A slight lower was seen in youngster abuse circumstances as police registered 17 such circumstances as in comparison with 25 such circumstances occurred in yr 2019. 4 circumstances of kidnapping for ransom had been registered by police within the yr 2020 as in comparison with 5 circumstances in 2019. So far as aerial firing is anxious, 166 circumstances had been registered in police stations throughout yr 2020 in comparison with 78 reported in 2019. The efficiency of police was additionally poor in netting the POs of A and B class throughout yr 2020 as police might solely arrest 510 POs of A class in 2020 in comparison with 624 in final yr. Equally, cops rounded up 3,091 POs in 2020 whereas 3,512 had been held in 2019. 

CPO Muhammad Ahsan Younas, when contacted for his feedback, expressed satisfaction over the police efficiency.

He mentioned the crime state of affairs remained low due to swift registration of FIRs towards criminals, automobile lifters, murderers, kidnappers, rapists and youngster abusers. He mentioned he additionally held open courts to deal with the miseries of residents. “Police are fully prepared to combat menace of crime,” he mentioned.

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Through the yr 2020, violent crime surged to file excessive throughout the federal capital this yr. Spike in crime in closely guarded Islamabad is a mirrored image of the efficiency of police of the federal capital. All station home officers of Islamabad police adopted a novel approach of not submitting FIRs even for heinous crimes to point out lower in crime price. The information, issued by Islamabad police, confirmed much less crime price in capital.

Based on information, shared by Islamabad police, some 130 individuals had been murdered throughout the yr 2020 as in comparison with 101 reported final yr. The distinction between homicide crime ratio was 28.71 per cent.

Just one case of kidnapping for ransom was registered in 2020 as in comparison with two occurring in 2019.

Based on information, a pointy lower was seen in incidents of dacoities as 11 such circumstances had been reported in 2020 as in contrast 36 final yr. As many as, 218 circumstances had been registered beneath part 392 of PPC in 2020, a quantity lesser than final yr that noticed 288 circumstances of the identical offence.

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Fourty 5 circumstances had been registered beneath sections 382 of PPC in 21 police stations of Islamabad in 2020 in contrast 65 in 2019.

In 2020, armed gangs of dacoits snatched 40 bikes/automobiles as in comparison with 69 in 2019, in accordance with Islamabad police.

A complete of 184 incidents of burglaries had been reported with police in 2020 as in comparison with 272 in 2019. 

As many as 328 circumstances of normal theft had been reported in 2020 as in comparison with 411 final yr.

The information additionally confirmed {that a} whole of 721 automobiles and bikes had been pilfered from numerous elements of metropolis as in comparison with 815 such circumstances registered final yr.

A horrible rise in road crime was additionally witnessed in Islamabad in final week of December 2020 as armed dacoits shot lifeless 5 individuals and injured one other man throughout dacoity bids.

In the meantime, Inspector Common of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan handed over keys of 42 recovered automobiles and 57 bikes to their precise house owners and renewed dedication to curb crime throughout 2021 by way of efficient policing measures.

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A ceremony was held at Police Line Headquarters handy over the keys to precise house owners who thanked Islamabad police chief and expressed their confidence in policing measures being taken to safe them.

The IGP mentioned that heinous crime declined upto 20 per cent within the federal capital throughout 2020 as in comparison with the earlier yr and efforts are underway to make sure additional safety to the lives and properties of residents by way of efficient policing measures.

The ceremony was additionally attended by the police officers who succeeded to recuperate the stolen automobiles and bikes. SP (Industrial Space) Zubair Ahmed Sheikh constituted particular groups to curb bike lifting incidents within the space which confirmed extraordinary efficiency and recovered 51 bikes stolen from jurisdiction of Islamabad and Rawalpindi.  Likewise, groups of Anti-Automobile Lifting Cell (ACLC) handed over keys of 28 recovered automobiles to their precise house owners, Metropolis Zone handed over 5 automobiles, Saddar Zone handed over 5 automobiles and 6 bikes, and Rural Zone gave keys of 5 automobiles to their precise house owners.

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Based on the report of Operation Division of Islamabad police, a complete of 1,555 individuals had been held for his or her involvement in crime circumstances of heinous nature together with dacoity, snatching, theft and automobiles in addition to bikes lifting.

Talking on the event, the IGP mentioned that Islamabad police is making its absolute best efforts to curb crime within the metropolis and heinous crime diminished upto 20 per cent in 2020 as in comparison with 2019. He mentioned that 70 per cent decline was witnessed in dacoity incidents throughout 2020 as whole of 37 such incidents had been reported at numerous police stations in 2019 whereas solely 11 circumstances had been reported in 2020.

Theft incidents declined upto 26 per cent as 363 theft incidents had been reported in 2019 as in comparison with 269 in 2020 whereas housebreaking and theft circumstances witnessed decline of 28 per cent as 699 circumstances had been reported in 2019 as in comparison with 515 such circumstances in 2020.

A decline of 12 per cent was witnessed in automobile theft circumstances as a complete of 734 circumstances had been reported in 2020 as in comparison with 834 in 2019.

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Through the yr 2020, Islamabad police nabbed 1,555 accused for his or her involvement in heinous nature of crimes together with dacoity, robber, snatching, theft and bike in addition to automobile theft incidents. Police additionally recovered stolen valuables or objects price Rs1,413 million and 469 automobiles in addition to 296 bikes from them.

IGP Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar mentioned that Islamabad police additionally succeeded to bust 353 gangs and nabbed 905 gangsters concerned in crimes of heinous nature.  Islamabad police chief mentioned that steps are being taken to make sure efficient policing within the metropolis and joint groups of Counter Terrorism Division and Operation Division would conduct snap checking.

He mentioned that patrolling can be improved within the metropolis and all zonal officers have been directed to test duties of policemen of their respective areas. No laxity can be tolerated and disciplinary motion can be taken towards these police officers concerned in sluggish policing.

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