Pickpockets on prowl at Batamaloo
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Pickpockets on prowl at Batamaloo

Inhabitants of Batamaloo area here on Saturday expressed concern over presence of pickpockets in the locality and urged the senior police officers to look into the matter.

Inhabitants of Batamaloo area here on Saturday expressed concern over presence of pickpockets in the locality and urged the senior police officers to look into the matter. 

A delegation from the locality led by Farooq Ahmad said that in past two weeks, around 15 persons became victim of pickpockets. 

"Recently, a wallet of a local containing Rs 8200 was stolen. We have brought the matter into notice of concerned police station. However, no action has been taken till date," they said. 

SHO Batamaloo said "police is on job to ensure safety of people and their properties." "We have also received some complaint from the locals. The accused will be arrested soon," the SHO said.

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