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109 people killed across Sindh in November: Police report

KARACHI: A police report has revealed that 109 people were murdered across the province of Sindh during the month of November.

The report shows a steady rise in crime rate across the province. The province’s East Zone is the worst which reported forty murders in the month. This was followed by West Zone where 18 people were killed.

There was one case each of sexual assault in both regions. There report said that nine cases of car theft were reported including seven in East Zone.

There were nine murder cases reported in Khairpur, seven in Kashmore, while five cases were reported in Larkana,  Ghotki, and Dadu each.

There were four murder cases reported in Shikarpur and Jacobabad each, three in Qambar-Shahdadkot, two murder cases in Tando Allahyar and Jamshoro each, while Hyderabad, Matiari, and Sujawal reported one case each.

Earlier in November, Citizen Police Liaison Committee (CPLC) had released its report on crime incidents in Karachi during the ten months of the current year.

The data shows that 322 people were murdered in target killing and other incidents and thousands were looted in various parts of the city in the past ten months this year.

According to the CPLC report, there has been a wide increase in crime in the city as 322 were murdered during the ten months of the current year till October 30.  A further 1,425 cars and 30,850 motorcycles were stolen from citizens during these months.

Law-enforcement agencies were able to recover only 2,126 vehicles. During street crimes, 17,937 mobile phones were stolen while only 1,885 were returned to their owners. There were 17 cases of extortion and two cases of kidnapping for ransom.