Islamabad police reject US assertion on spike in crimes

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Islamabad police says capital metropolis has seen decline in road and different crime charges in comparison with earlier years. Photo: File

The Islamabad police on Tuesday dismissed the US Embassy’s assertion concerning the latest spike in road crimes within the federal capital, saying that the knowledge was primarily based on assumptions and no such incidents had taken place within the areas talked about by the mission.

On Monday, the US Embassy in Islamabad had issued a press release claiming a surge in road crimes in sectors G-6, F-6, F-7, F-10, I-9, and I-10.

“These street crimes have included muggings, armed robberies, and thefts of mobile phones, purses, and automobiles. US citizens are reminded that police response times to reported crimes can vary,” learn the assertion, warning the residents travelling inside these sectors and particularly whereas visiting markets to train warning and stay alert.

However, the Islamabad police spokesperson strongly denied the US Embassy’s assertion and mentioned that the capital metropolis has seen a decline within the crime price in comparison with earlier years.