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Synonyms for dacoity

robbery by a gang of armed dacoits

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Initially, he said they have confessed to be involved in several dacoity incidents in Karachi and Islamabad.
In the meantime, Usman offered resistance to foil their dacoity bid when the outlaws opened fire on him killing him on the spot.
Guddi was booked in a dacoity case when she was two-year-old.
According to prosecution, the convict Khalil Ahmad, Sabir Shehzad and Mohammad Rafiq had killed Shakil Ahmad during a dacoity in 2013.
The deceased was involved in cases of robbery and dacoity on Indus Highway by wearing security forces uniform, the Spokesman added.
Similarly on account of two bank dacoity on consecutive days in the same area the IGP suspended SDPO Pharpur and SHO Pharpur and ordered them to report to police line with immediate effect.
Dacoity case pertaining to house of Sri Lankan high commissioner came up for hearing before the court on Monday.
According to Umar Daraz resident of Jandaraka village, he was illegally detained by the Sukheke police for "involving" him in theft and dacoity cases about a month back and since then the police tortured him with iron rods, as a result of which his left leg and foot were badly damaged.
MULTAN -- Police have decided to nominate shopkeeper Nasir Aziz for civil award who killed a dacoit on Tuesday night last during a dacoity.
ISLAMABAD -- Special Investigation Unit (SIU) of Islamabad police has foiled a dacoity attempt and arrested five dacoits red-handed through prompt action, a police spokesman said.
Dacoity, robbery, vehicle/bike snatching and cattle-lifting has become a daily routine in the area.
MULTAN -- Gulgasht division police busted 20 gangs and traced 150 cases of dacoity, robbery and other crime during the last two months.
LAHORE -- Police claimed to have arrested seven criminals involved in dacoity, motorcycle-lifting, drug trafficking and other crimes during a crackdown in the last week.
HAFIZABAD -- There is no let up in the dacoity cases in the district and police have failed to prevent rising dacoity, robbery and bike snatching incidents during the past about a month.
They have charged us with dacoity under Section 395 of the IPC.