Rising theft incidents in Bathindi area of Jammu a cause of concern


By Citizen Journalist Rakshit

JAMMU: There has been a steep surge in theft cases in Bathindi area of Jammu, since past one month. The sub-urban area mostly comprises of muslim population.

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Lately, incident of thefts have bludgeoned in the area, with one theft or the other reported everyday. As the festive season is approaching the theft incidents and other activities are on a rise in Bathindi chowk area, the so called posh area as the area is a residence of many elite personalities.img_1105

On Sunday, the CCTV cameras installed outside a ready garment shop were found missing. On monday, the tyres with alloys were stolen from a Swift car at Bathindi Chowk area. Few days ago, a theft occurred in the house of a businessman.img_1104

And recently, a heinous crime that took place in the Satellite Colony when someone allegedly broke down the window glasses of a house and pelted stones through the main window which fell down in the lobby.img_1101

It is pertinent to note here, that these incidents are usually taking place after midnight. Another noteworthy thing is that the police personnel are absent from their duty.

So the question is as to when these activities will end. Are the authorities sleeping?