Robbers target dispensary, shop in Okhla after owners go to offer Friday prayer.
An incident that took place in Jamia Nagar on Friday has left residents shocked and alarmed. On that day two shops were targeted by burglars in the absence of the owners. A resident said when a doctor and a shop owner went to offer Friday prayer, a boy broke into the shop and fled away with cash whatever was kept in the till.
It is understood that usually these shopkeepers used to go to nearby mosque without locking their shop and the burglar was watching them for a few days, according to another shopkeeper. No complaint has been filed as nobody wants to take cudgel with the local ruffians who are being suspected to be behind this crime, said another resident. Cases of theft and day-light robbery have increased in the locality. Residents still remember how a few months ago at night, several shops were targeted in the locality.
In another incident in the locality, a man had entered a house when the woman had gone to pick up her children form school, said residents. All told, many residents don’t know how to bring an end to such incidents. Also, residents have been complaining of increase in theft of vehicles.
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