Several notorious thieves arrested in Sgr: Police
‘Property worth lacs of rupees recovered’
Srinagar, March 27: Police on Wednesday claimed to have achieved a major success after it solved various theft cases while arresting several notorious thieves from the city and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees.
Acording to a police spokesman, Rajbagh Police Station had received a complaint from Shahid Ah Mir S/O Nazir Ah Mir R/O Kangan Ganderbal that a theft has occurred in his office “Flexituff international Ltd” located at Jawahar Nagar Rajbagh Srinagar.
“Accordingly, a case FIR No 18/2019 U/S 457, 380/RPC was registered at Police Station Rajbagh and investigation was initiated. During the course of investigation four suspects namely Muneeb Ah Shah S/O Ab Rashid R/O Reshipora Quimoh, Asif Ah Mir S/O Ab Ahad R/O Larbal Beerwa Budgam, Mukhtar Ah Mir S/O Gh Mohd R/O Rawalpora Khanshab Budgam and Imran Ashraf Bhat S/O M Ashraf R/O Shamus Abad Bemina were called up,” the spokesman said.
“When the officers spoke to them about the thefts in city, the officers investigating the case learnt about their involvement in thefts and burglaries. Subsequently property worth lacs was recovered, which includes Apple Laptops, Gas cylinders, Gas heater, Gas Choolas, Vacuum cleaner, Officer-Chairs, volts transformer, Printers, Rice cookers, Carpets, Gas stoves, Invertors etc among other items,” the spokesman added.
He said: “During further course of investigation they also revealed that they had lifted a vehicle loaded with iron from Parimpora few days ago for which case FIR No. 82/2019 U/S 379/RPC was lodged at Police station Parimpora.”
The spokesman further said that Police Station Sadder solved various cases of theft and arrested many accused persons involved in various theft cases.
“Sadder Police was able to work out a vehicle theft case and recovered a Baleno car bearing registration No JK01AE-7211 and one Auto. Accused person Gulzar Ahmad khan S/O Showket khan R/O Bandipora has been taken into custody, thereby solving case FIR No 18/2019 U/S 379 RPC and FIR No. 43 /2019.U /s 379 RPC were solved,” the spokesman said.
“Few days ago a theft was reported from a Samsung mobile shop at Rangreath area. Again Sadder Police acted swiftly and arrested the accused person in this case. While investigating the case, officers recovered electronic gadgets worth lakhs of rupees, thereby solving case FIR No. 47/2019 U/s 457/380 RPC,” the spokesman added.
The spokesman further said that one more theft had occurred in the area of Sadder Police Station at Yayil wherein one transformer was stolen for which case FIR No 12/2019 U /S 379 RPC was registered. “Within shortest time Police party from Police station Sadder recovered the electric servo Transformer and arrested accused Mohd Anwer Bajraan S/O Ali Shan Bajraan R/0 Kalkote A/P Yayil.”
“Pertinently officers from Srinagar police in a recent action against thieves and burglars have solved several such cases taking all the accused in custody and recovered property worth lacs of rupees,” he added.
“Srinagar Police under the leadership of SSP Srinagar Dr. Haseeb Mughal have constituted two special teams for the professional and result oriented investigation of theft cases registered in the city. Until now the teams have been successful with the cases assigned to them,” reads the statement.