Wah cantt - No respite in miseries of the residents and traders living in precincts of Wah Saddar and Wah Cantonment Police stations as police are in deep slumber in the area.

Virtually, the historic city has become a safe haven for the gangsters and robbers who are brazenly striking every nook and corner of the restricted town.

Armed robberies have become order of the day, which is evident from the fact that dacoits strike daily various parts of the city and deprive traders and masses of cash, gold ornaments and other valuables, while police have been completely dormant.

There is no lull in shop robberies in different localities of Wah as robbers looted three shops at Lala Rukh Qubristan Road on Tuesday last and two shops on Wednesday. Robbers are up into arms against unabated shopkeepers.

Scores of residents and traders of Lala Rukh area have been living in the state of fear and fret because of surging incidents of robberies, with no action on part of police.

Shopkeepers told that burglars broke their locks and windowpanes and fled away with million of rupees, mobiles, mobile phone cards and other valuables.While in same police station limits, thieves broke the locks of two shops, escaped with cash worth over Rs 0.20 million. Police on the complaints of victims lodged cases and started investigation with no arrest till filing of this report.

The residents have demanded of police high-ups to take stock of the situation.