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Snatching of Govt Vehicles On Rise In Karachi

Karachi (September 15, 2018): Another government vehicle of Malir Development Authority (MDA) has been stolen from the limits of Girzi police station on Friday night.

According to the details, unknown car-lifters have stolen the government vehicle bearing registration number GS-9009. Police said the vehicle was parked outside the residence of an MDA officer in Defence area of Karachi.

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It is pertinent to mention here that snatching or theft of government vehicles is on the rise in the metropolis nowadays.

Police have lodged a case against unknown car-lifters and launched investigations.

On September 10, another government vehicle had been stolen in Karachi on Sunday night. The vehicle belonging to the Sindh Assembly was stolen from Karachi’s Sachal Goth neighbourhood.SSP Malir Shiraz Nazeer had said that only the driver was present in the car at the time of the incident.

Earlier, unidentified armed men had snatched Karachi Mayor Waseem Akhtar’s official vehicle at gunpoint.

The miscreants snatched the vehicle from Shahbaz Commercial in Karachi’s posh Defence neighbourhood. Akhtar’s driver was the only one present in the car at the time of the incident.The Karachi mayor had confirmed the incident and said he had submitted a request for the filing of a first investigation report (FIR).

Sixty-five government cars have been stolen in the last two years in Karachi. The stolen vehicles are valued above Rs100 million.

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