33 Percent Decline In Car Theft Cases Witnessed


33 percent decline in car theft cases witnessed

ISLAMABAD, Jan 3 (UrduPoint / Pakistan Point News - 03rd Jan, 2017 ) : The Federal capital have experienced about 33 per cent reduction in car theft cases due to smart policing tactics used by Islamabad police, police claimed on Tuesday.

Police source said 249 vehicles were stolen from Islamabad in 2016 as compared to 369 cars in 2015.

He said vigilance at Police pickets, arrest of car thieves, recoveries of stolen vehicles and a stern message to police to be tough on the criminals have led to this reduction in car theft.

Meanwhile, he said 67 accused were also arrested for their involvement in car and bike theft cases. Additionally, he said reduction had also been witnessed in bike theft cases as 177 bikes were stolen in 2016 as compared to 263 in 2015.