HAFIZABAD - The incidents of bike-snatching, robbery and dacoity have increased in the district following the electioneering. According to official source, dacoits at three different places deprived the villagers of three motorcycles, cell phones, ATM cards and thousands of rupees.

Umar Hayat was on his way to his village Mochiwala when two armed bandits intercepted him and snatched his bike.

In another incident, Syed Muzamal Hussain of Mohallah Qadirabad was on his way to Tootra when two armed men intercepted him and snatched his bike, cell phone and cash amount Rs35,000. According to another report, three armed dacoits stormed into the house of Faisal and Matiullah in Geegay village and made off with two cell phones, two ATM cards and cash of Rs19,000.