Jagraon: The increasing incidents of theft in rural areas of Jagraon have spread a feeling of panic and fear among the villagers. In fact, the rural areas have witnessed a huge rise in the incidents of theft during the recent past and the villagers are forced to spend sleepless nights due to rising incidents of theft in the villages.
Some time back, Jagraon town was on the target of thieves with several incidents of theft and snatching taking place in the city. But as the police increased vigil in the town to prevent such kind of incidents there, it seems that the thieves have now shifted their focus to the rural areas from the town.
Every other day, the reports of theft keep surfacing from various villages, which have left the residents of various villages in a state of bother. Though the police have also increased patrol in the rural areas yet the incidents of theft continue to take place on regular intervals in various villages. Despite the tall claims being made by the local police, there seems to be no end to the incidents of theft in the rural belt of Jagraon.
As per the police record more than two dozen incidents of theft have taken place in various villages surrounding Jagraon during last two months. These theft incidents have caused a huge financial loss to the people who have become victims of these theft incidents.
DSP Jagraon Rachpal Singh Dhindsa admitted that the lack of manpower and resources with the police department are one of the factors responsible for increasing theft incidents.
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