The spot near Rait Ka Tila his becoming notorious that many residents fear to tread after sunset, as several snatching cases have taken place.
What makes the spot dangerous is the lack of street light for years, giving ruffians free hand to operate. Okhl resident shares her ordeal.
“On March 5, 2017, I’m the one who faced this incident and really feel bad what’s happening in our Muslim dominated area. I’m sure police mentioned about me as it happened near Rait Ka Tila only. That’s a very dangerous turn. I just hope they return my important documents. I don’t expect them giving me back my money or any other expensive belongings but documents. Police should track these goons ASAP,” wrote Fizza in response to a report published in OT.COM of how bike-riding youth snatched purse containing expensive items from a Mumbai resident who had come all the way to attend marriage in Jamia Nagar.
Many residents lamented that these days cases of snatching by bikers have gone up. A few days ago one such incident took place in Shaheen Bagh when three youths on a bike snatched mobile of a woman, who had just got down from an e-rickshaw to pay money to the driver.