Vigilante justice: Crowd catches purse snatcher

A man who had snatched money from a woman in the Sector G-9/4 market, was caught by locals, handed over to the police


Our Correspondent January 30, 2019
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ISLAMABAD: A man, who had snatched money from a woman in the Sector G-9/4 market, was caught by locals and handed over to the police. The Karachi Company police said that according to a complaint filed by Rahim Baig, his wife had gone to the Sector G-9/4 market for some shopping when an unidentified man snatched her purse with $4,000 in them and tried to flee. However, people present in the market apprehended the purse snatcher. They called the police and handed him over when officers arrived. The suspect told police that his name was Asadullah. He was booked for theft and arrested.

Published in The Express Tribune, January 29th, 2019.

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