Delhi Police data shows vehicles parked outside houses most vulnerable to theft
According to the data by the Delhi Police, 55 percent of vehicles in the city are stolen from outside houses, while only one percent theft of vehicles is reported from outside offices.
Your vehicle is most unsafe when parked outside your house.
Lack of proper parking spaces and preferences of
auto-lifters are some of the factors contributing towards increasing incidents of vehicle thefts outside houses, a senior police officer said.
"Secondly, many of the colonies do not have security guards and not all the colonies are gated. During night time when there is less security, thieves find it ideal to steal vehicles," another officer said.
A total of 21,298 cases of motor vehicle thefts were reported till June 30 this year. As many as 12,689 motorcycles have been stolen during this time, accounting for 60 percent of thefts, says the data.
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