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Synonyms for dacoity

robbery by a gang of armed dacoits

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The three-member dacoit gang wanted in different cases of robberies and dacoities.
According to details the incidents of dacoities have registered an upward trend creating the situation of chaos since the new government has entered the power corridor.
Following the directions of Inspector General of Police and DIG (Operations) Bani Ameen, SSP Islamabad Tahir Alam Khan assigned the task to DSP CIA (Property Wing) Bashir Ahmed Noon to trace the culprits involved in the dacoities. Under the supervision of the SP Investigation, special teams headed by the DSP CIA arrested twelve criminals of various gangs.
They used to barge into the houses after portraying themselves as house maids and commit dacoities at gun point.
involved in dacoities and burglaries in adjoining districts of
Of late, dacoities, robberies, bike snatchings and other crimes have become order of the day for the past about one month but the police has miserably failed to arrest any of the accused involved in numerous dacoities and robberies despite the fact the traders of the city had staged protest rally about a week back against the police for its failure in preventing day to day such incidents.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad police have arrested seven person including two women for their alleged involvement in looting houses as well as dacoities and recovered valuables and weapons from their possession, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad Police has arrested six persons involved in dacoities as well as street crimes and also injuring a police constable through firing during a dacoity bid in Golra area, a police spokesman said.
ISLAMABAD -- Islamabad Rural Police have busted a gang of criminals involved in dacoities in various housing societies including Defense Housing Authority (DHA) and recovered gold ornaments, cash and weapons from them.
He committed dacoities in the mobile shops along with his other accomplices and also snatched a motorbike.
During preliminary interrogation, they confessed to at least seven dacoities in DG Khan, two in Muzaffargarh, seven in Gujranwala, many dacoities in Karachi and other cities of the Punjab province during last two years.DPO Ahmad said that the DG Khan police started pursuing the gang after incident of cash snatching from a customer of Meezan Bank last year.
ISLAMABAD -- The police arrested 407 persons involved in 296 cases of dacoities and car lifting besides recovery of looted items from their possession, a police spokesman said on Wednesday.
ISLAMABAD -- The police arrested 11 outlaws including six Afghan nationals involved in dacoities in various areas of city and recovered weapons and narcotics from their possession, a police spokesman said on Monday.
ISLAMABAD -- Criminal Investigation Agency (CIA) of Islamabad police has busted a dangerous gang involved in murder of police Constable Waseem Ziyad during his attempt to foil dacoity on December 31, 2018 in sector I-8/3 and also three other killings as well as dacoities.
The spokesman further stated that the gang was involved in the recent dacoities of Bohri and Hindu communities.