It appears that bike-borne snatchers’ gangs are allegedly having a field day in Jamia Nagar with several reports surfacing. In a latest case, a Jamia Millia Islamia Professor’s wife has become is the recent victim.
A close family friend of the Professor who requested not to be named said the incident took place on Friday at about 3 pm when she was going to her residence via Ghaffar Manzil on a rickshaw.
“The incident took place around 3 pm on way to Ghaffar Manzil near Meer Anis Hall. The youths on the bike snatched bag and fled from the spot, containing mobile phone, Rs 800 and golden ring,” said the source.
This is not first incident in the locality as several residents have become victim of snatchers. Several complaints too have been filed. Following the rise in such incidents residents don’t how to deal with it.
In many cases it has been found that the snatchers are on bike and committing the crime they speed away, giving very little time to their victims.
Two residents have already complained about such snatching incidents in Abul Fazal Enclave near Rait Ka Teela. Many residents wonder that the issue of safety and security is yet to become a major political issue with campaigning already taking place.