Our Staff reporter ZAFARWAL - Scores of people took out a protest against the rising robberies and theft incident and subsequent failure of the police to protect the public life and property here the other day. As per detail, hundreds of people at Zafarwal Chowk in protest against the rising robbery incidents in the area. They were chanting slogans against the police indifference and ineptitude. They burnt tyres on the road and suspended traffic for hours. They questioned the performance of the police and alleged that it seemed the police officials were in collusion with the bandits. They demanded the DPO to take notice of the worts law and order situation and take measures to protect life and property of the common man. They also demanded stern action against police officials for their dereliction and negligence.