OUR STAFF REPORTER DASKA The entire city was in the grip of heinous crimes adding to public woes. The locals have been making a litany of complaints to the high-ups but to no avail. The street crimes graph was mounting day by day, raising the worries of the locals, especially shopkeepers and traders, who complained that many of their customers were being deprived of their bikes outside their outlets. The gangs of motorcycle snatchers were very active in the city, Though UC motorcycle squads were deployed in the city, they had failed to help cut the crime rates. However the people also complained against the police for their attitude in registering a case. Police have miserably failed in tracing out or arresting the accused directly or indirectly involved in such crimes. SNGPL Daska Incharge Shahid Saleem said he went to a shop on congested Sambrial Road locality where he was deprived of his motorcycle. Police have not yet registered the case, he added. Robbers looted a woman from Muhallah Islampura on College Road locality and tortured her. Police have not yet registered a case despite the passage of four days. The Motra Police failed to find any clue to the robbery of worth Rs 2 million in a bank along the under-construction main Daska-Gujranwala Road while three weeks have passed and the Daska City police still remained unable to arrest the accused, who had killed Pandoriyaan villagers - Shehbaz Khan and Niaz Khan - over an old enmity by showering bullets in Daska Judicial Complex on June 25. Daska Bar President Muhammad Asif Bajwa termed the incident a severe security lap, as there was no policeman when the incident took place in the courts. The slain brothers were nephews of Maj (r) Saleem Nawaz Khan, who was also murdered by the said group of rivals over an old enmity in village Pandoriyaan-Daska about six and half months ago. Former deputy convener of a local reconciliatory committee Shehbaz Ali Mohsin has strongly criticised the police for, what he called, exhibiting negligence, saying the law and order was worsened in the city but the authorise was dragging feet over the matter. Meanwhile, the residents vented their rage over Motra Police, alleging the police station had become a safe haven for outlaws. They regretted that the lives and properties of the people were unsafe. Firing on the protestors and registration of baseless cases was a routine. They alleged that the Motra Police have miserably failed to take action against these criminals. The socio-religious figures called upon Punjab Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif to take serious notice of the situation to ensure protection to the people.