We’ve been left at the mercy of daring thieves

Pickpocket

A close-up of a thief's hand stealing purse from backpack
 

Photo credit: Pool

What you need to know:

  • If crooks are bold enough to rob a policeman in broad daylight, just how secure are we, mere wananchi?
  • Only a fraction of these crimes make it to the media, a majority are known to only those in the vicinity of the crimes.

This week, I came across a video showing one of three men on a motorcycle snatching the phone of a policeman who was controlling traffic at the Roysambu underpass.

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