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Synonyms for dacoity

robbery by a gang of armed dacoits

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These gangsters also confessed to commit dacoities at various houses in area of Koral, Shehzad town and Bhara Kahu police station.
During the preliminary investigation, they confessed their involvement in several incidents of dacoities in the area of Industrial area, Sabzi Mandi police stations and also in Rawalpindi.
They said dacoities held with Dr Ashoke Kumar, Noorullah Sumalani, Sikandar Ali Lashari, Muhammad Akbar Gola and abduction of Noor Muhammad Pathan but police did nothing despite lapse of long time.
Police team also recovered three pistols from them, they confessed to commit several dacoities in Sang Jani and Tarnol areas.
One of the team working under his supervision headed by ASI Tasneem Ahmed including constables Sabir Ali, Ghulam Jilani, Faisal Mehmud and others succeeded to bust a gang involved in street crime, mobile snatching, dacoities and other criminal activities.
According to details, Inspector General of Police Islamabad Bani Amin Khan and SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yasin Farooq has assigned special task to SP Rural Sardar Sadaqat Ali to ensure arrest of culprits involved in dacoities and theft incidents.
Sub-Inspector Muhammad Ajmal Khan from Tarol police along with police team arrested three other dacoits Abdul Raheem, Muhammad Ibrahim, Nazeer whoconfessed to commit several dacoities in various areas of city.
According to details, Inspector General of Police Islamabad Bani Amin Khan assigned the task to SSP Islamabad Muhammad Yousuf Malik to ensure arrest of criminals involved in road dacoities in areas of various police stations.
The spokesman said that the arrested gangs were involved in street crime, dacoities, snatching mobile phones and vehicles at gun point besides recovering 15 mobile phones, CNG kits, weapons and daggers from their possession.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Police on Monday arrested ten persons for their alleged involvement in dacoities, possessing illegal weapons and recovered pistols and looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said.
Dacoities, robberies, prostitution, obscenity are on rampant rise, out of which theft and dacoities have risen by 55%, homicide by79% , dacoities by 34%, motorbike thefts by133%, and car liftings by 98%.
The SSP said the accused during interrogation have confessed 100 crimes including dacoities, snatching of valuables and other crimes.
It is to be noted that there are several cases of dacoities in which police didn't register the first information report (FIR) and are using delaying tactics.
Chakwal, March 27, 2012 (Frontier Star): An inter-provincial gang of dacoity and car lifters and the dacoits of allied bank Chak Norang were busted by Chakwal police and 12 accused were arrested and the accused confessed various dacoities committed by this gang.
ISLAMABAD, March 13, 2012 (Balochistan Times): Islamabad Police on Monday arrested 23 outlaws from various areas of the city for their alleged involvement in dacoities, drug peddling and recovered looted items worth hundreds of thousands of rupees including gold ornaments, five pistols, one Kalashnikov and cars from their possession, a police spokesman said.