On Tuesday (December 17) night two four-wheelers were stolen from the City Centre of Durgapur. Both the vehicles were parked in open space at night. The incident has created anger among local residents of City Centre.
Mr Lalbihari Roy, a resident of Ranigunj and a cable operator by profession reported that his vehicle is given on lease to a private firm having its office in Durgapur’s City Centre. He alleged that the driver parked the vehicle on Tuesday night at around 11 pm near Ambuja Colony of City Centre. On Wednesday morning he found that the vehicle is not there.
Ashok Malakar, a resident of Bankura complained that his four-wheeler was also stolen near from the same City Centre of Durgapur. Mr Malakar said: “I had dropped a senior executive of Bankura administration and had parked the vehicle near the government housing on Tuesday night.” Next day morning, he found that his SUV was not there.
In both the cases, a police complaint was registered immediately. Senior police officials of Asansol Durgapur police Commissionerate said an investigation has been started in this connection. Police sources said that they feel in both the cases, the same group of robbers are involved.
Growing incidents of crime in the posh City Centre of Durgapur has become a cause of concern not only for the local residents but also for the police. Locals have complained of inadequate vigil by the police at night. There has been a growing unease among the local residents here who said that a sense of fear and insecurity prevails.