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Shops in Okhla targeted late-night by robbers (photo slideshow)

Several shops in Shaheen Bagh have been targeted by robbers, writes Maqsood Alam for OKHLATIMES.COM. It was only in the morning that residents came to know about the incident and several of them turned at the spot. Authorities too were informed about the development.

Deeply upset with rise in crimes, including robberies and other violent incidents like firing and gang fight, several residents have called for a meeting to mull over deteriorating law and order situation in the locality.

Many residents said it was not for the first time that residents have noticed shops being targeted at night time. Moreover, some residents said robbers are also targeting bikes in the locality. In one lane of Abul Fazal Enclave, at least three bikes have been stolen in the last few days, said a resident on the condition of anonymity, adding that the situation has worsened further.

Another residents, who runs his office from Shaheen Bagh informed OKHLATIMES.COM about the robbery at night time expressing his concern. Moreover, some residents have been lamented that flats too are not safe with one incident of daring robbery in the locality in which family members were made hostage with robbers making their way with cash.

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