Karachiites share tales of variety muggers in viral Twitter thread

Residing in Karachi could be exhausting. Nonetheless, there are moments of respite amongst all of the chaos, and there actually is not any higher encapsulation of the town’s duality than a latest Twitter thread of the kindness of, properly, robbers. A Twitter consumer took to the app to write down concerning the story of somebody they know who was mugged however was proven uncharacteristic kindness by the robbers, who provided to drop the individual residence.

They tweeted, “My favorite Karachi story remains to be [how] this man who works for me had his bike stolen at gunpoint in Korangi. The blokes who stole it gave him a journey again residence on his bike, earlier than driving away with it. Sensible. We’re simply good individuals on this metropolis.” 

The tweet obtained an amazing response, having been favored over a thousand occasions, with a number of Twitter customers replying with their very own experiences of such misplaced kindness. 

The robbers within the authentic tweet weren’t the one ones involved about how their victims would attain residence safely. One other Twitter consumer shared an analogous expertise, writing, “I used to be as soon as given 50 rupees rickshaw fare after being mugged and the driving force was instructed to not cost further.” 

A consumer tweeted out the story of how they have been robbed at an ATM, writing, “I received mugged exterior [an] ATM. They took money and telephone. I requested them to let me clear my telephone, they mentioned, “jo karna hai jaldi karo [whatever you want to do, do it fast].”

They continued, including an surprising twist to the story, “Then one of many chor says, “ATM say 5k aur dedo and telephone rakhlo [give us 5k more from the ATM and keep your phone]”, I mentioned “Allah ka wada karo [Swear to God]”, gave them 7k extra and received the telephone again.”

One other wrote about how the robbers have been clearly feeling responsible over what they’d finished, going so far as to observe up on how the sufferer, who they’d unintentionally shot, was doing after the theft. The consumer tweeted, “In 2004, I used to be shot throughout cellular snatching and the subsequent day my cousins randomly have been getting calls from the snatchers, “Wo kaisi hain ab, hum goli chalana nahi chahtay thay [How is she now? We didn’t mean to shoot].”

Sharing the story of some empathetic thieves, a consumer wrote, “My chacha’s workplace received robbed and he instructed them his begum was going to be actually pissed if he did not pay the doodhwala on his means residence in order that they left him with Rs 1100.”  

A consumer tweeted out a narrative that’s match for a film plot. They shared, “The dakoo who got here to my home [before] my O stage exams took half-empty fragrance bottle, a damaged tape recorder from my room filled with books n papers, apologised to my father (aap ache log hain [you’re good people]), and fought amongst themselves [because] my nani turned considered one of them into her ‘beta‘ in a strategic transfer.”

Tweeting out the story of some robbers who have been actually just a few huge outdated softies at coronary heart, a consumer wrote, “Dakoo who got here to my home have been taking our telephones away and I used to be in tears. My sis requested if I am okay? I mentioned, no they’re taking my telephone away no less than let me delete photos and take out essential work information. They left my telephone saying, nae aise rote hue nae dekh sakte hum [we can’t see you crying like this].”

And eventually, a consumer shared a narrative that really… takes the cake. “Uncle went to a bakery to get a cake for his daughter’s birthday. He entered whereas the shop was being robbed. They took his pockets and every thing. Then Uncle requested that he was right here for a cake for his daughter. Dakoo bhai mentioned jo lena hai utha lo [take whatever you want]. Uncle took 5 muffins residence.”

 

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