On the morning of twenty fourth June, ‘Thak-Thak gang’ looted Rs 2 lakh from a supply agent at gunpoint in the Pragati Maidan tunnel of the capital Delhi. When the incident occurred, the supply agent was in the cab and the cab was working on the highway at full velocity. In response to the CCTV footage, when the automotive reached the Pragati Maidan tunnel, 4 miscreants driving two bikes all of the sudden stopped the automotive and looted Rs 2 lakh at gunpoint.
The gang that loots in this fashion is named ‘Thak-Thak Gang’. This gang retains an eye fixed in your automotive from the very starting. Additionally they keep watch over mobiles, laptop computer baggage and different valuables like neck chains and money mendacity inside the automotive and loot them at any time when they get an opportunity.
The lads of this gang are unfold in every single place, from site visitors alerts to crowded areas. Their job is to rob valuables kept in automobiles whereas approaching the highway.
Delhi folks scared of loot in VIP space
In the Pragati Maidan tunnel case, two suspects have been arrested late on Monday i.e. twenty sixth June. However, after this theft in the VIP space of the capital Delhi, the folks of Delhi are horrified.
The particular factor is that the place the place this incident occurred is hardly 100 meters away from the Supreme Courtroom to the Excessive Courtroom. At the time of the incident, two safety guards had been deployed at the entry and exit of the tunnel.
In response to the police, this tunnel is about 1.5 kilometers lengthy and 16 safety guards defend the tunnel. This isn’t the first incident of loot in Delhi, in the previous few days many such movies have gone viral on social media in which miscreants have been seen looting in broad daylight or working away by pulling chains.
In response to the official web site of Delhi Police, incidents like theft have been growing constantly in the capital in the final 4 years.
Loot instances are on the rise
In response to statistics, 1956 instances of theft had been registered in the yr 2019 in Delhi. Whereas in 2020, the identical instances elevated to 1963. In the yr 2021, 2333 instances of daylight theft had been registered in the capital. Whereas only 1221 instances had been registered until July 15 of the yr 2022.
12 p.c rise in snatching in the yr 2022
Aside from the incidents of loot, the growing figures of snatching incidents in the capital have additionally created worry in the minds of the folks. In most of the instances, the police catch the criminals, however the approach to cease such crimes continues to be not discovered.
In response to Delhi Police statistics, in the yr 2022, there was a rise of 12.5 p.c in snatching incidents in the capital. In response to the police, in the first six months of the yr 2022, there have been 5 thousand 24 incidents of snatching in the metropolis. Which suggests greater than 25 incidents per day.
Why Delhi Police shouldn’t be in a position to cease the incidents of loot
The largest motive for the ever-increasing crimes in the capital Delhi is taken into account to be the quantity of policemen lower than required. Then whether or not it’s the publish of sub-inspector or constable, lower than the required quantity of policemen are engaged on every publish.
If ample quantity of jawans are deployed then only in all probability Delhi Police will have the ability to management crime in a greater means and make Delhi secure.
Perceive from the figures…
Sub Inspector: Speaking about the quantity of policemen in Delhi, at current there are a complete of 6802 sub inspectors in Delhi Police. Whereas this quantity ought to be 7456. There are 654 personnel on the publish of SI i.e. 9 p.c much less.
Constables: The nationwide capital Delhi has a shortfall of 5,729 personnel in the publish of constables, which is 13 per cent of the required 43,191 personnel.
Head Constable: Speaking about the publish of head constable, there are 21,232 head constable posts however only 18,683 personnel are deployed, which is 12 p.c much less.
For those who have a look at the figures, you will discover that there ought to be a complete of 82,196 policemen in the Delhi Police, however at current only 72934 policemen are employed. Means 9262 in important personnel and fewer of 11 p.c. Which is someplace coming in the means of the effectivity of the Delhi Police.
What the public says
Sunita Jain: Sunita Jain lives in Mayur Vihar, Delhi. He instructed ABP that in the month of Might there was a series snatching incident with him in broad daylight. She instructed that it was night time and she or he was coming back from the market. In the meantime, a motorcycle got here from behind on which two folks had been driving.
He pulled the gold chain from Sunita’s neck and ran away at the identical velocity. Sunita instructed that after the incident she went to the police to get an FIR lodged. Police did write a grievance however after that I couldn’t get again that chain once more.
Pravesh Pathak: 53-year-old Pravesh Pathak, a resident of Delhi’s Ashok Nagar, says that after one thing is stolen in this metropolis, it’s not possible to get it again.
He instructed that his bike was stolen from in entrance of his home 6 months again. Every thing was captured in the CCTV footage in entrance of me and I additionally received an FIR registered. However I knew someplace that now that bike shouldn’t be going to be returned.
Prateek Kumar: Prateek Kumar, residing in Mayur Vihar, says that in such instances the police registers FIRs however are unable to take motion. On the opposite, it only tells us that you need to be cautious.
I feel that being the capital, the legislation and order right here ought to be so strict that it may be set for example in different states. However at current the scenario is kind of the reverse. The capital is amongst the prime states from loot to snatching.
Politics began on loot in Pragati Maidan Tunnel, who mentioned what?
CM Arvind Kejriwal: After this loot incident, Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal lashed out at the Lieutenant Governor and the Modi authorities at the Centre. Demanding the resignation of the Lieutenant Governor, he tweeted, saying, ‘When he can not maintain Delhi secure, he ought to resign.
At the identical time, whereas concentrating on the central authorities, he mentioned that if they can not present safety to the folks of Delhi, then hand over the police to them. They will inform how the metropolis will be kept secure and crime free.’
Atishi: Minister in Delhi authorities Atishi mentioned that the video of dacoity which has surfaced close to Pragati Maidan, such dacoities used to occur in Chambal valleys. The place dacoits used to loot items by retaining gun on temple.
At present Chambal-like dacoity is occurring brazenly in Delhi. Not only dacoity, however incidents of rape, looting and homicide are going down in broad daylight. There is no such thing as a worry of legislation amongst criminals.
Minister Gopal Rai: Whereas attacking the central authorities, Minister Gopal Rai mentioned that Delhi’s legislation and order has utterly collapsed. It has turn out to be clear from the growing crimes in the capital that the legislation and order scenario in Delhi shouldn’t be being dealt with by the LG.
Whose duty is legislation and order in Delhi
Legislation and order in the capital metropolis of Delhi is the duty of the Delhi Police and the Delhi Police is beneath the central authorities.
Find out about some large loot incidents of Delhi…
1. After nearly three years in Gurugram, final yr (2022) noticed a rise in the incidents of robberies in the streets and markets of the metropolis.
2. In the yr 2019, robbers stole a bag from a choose’s automotive in Delhi’s Okhla.
3. In the identical yr i.e. 2019, when actor Farheen Prabhakar was going for Choose Metropolis Stroll in South Delhi, 4 robbers attacked him on the means and robbed him of his purse and cell in broad daylight. Was.
4. In October 2021, miscreants vandalized a police officer’s automotive in Delhi’s Dwarka and made away with each his laptop computer and uniform.
5. A spokesperson of the Congress celebration in Delhi has additionally turn out to be the goal of these robbers. The incident is of the yr 2019, when a gaggle of 4 folks driving a bike fled together with his purse, which contained round Rs 60,000.