‘Two theft cases solved; seven accused arrested in Srinagar’
Stolen property worth lacs recovered
Srinagar: Police in Srinagar have solved two theft cases and arrested 07 accused persons involved in the commission of crime. Stolen properties worth lacs have also been recovered from them, said a police spokesperson on Friday.
“On 14-01-2021, Police Station Nowgam received a written complaint from one Mohammad Shafi Guru resident of Checkpora Nowgam, stated that some unknown thieves have stolen his 35 sheep from Checkpora Nowgam,” the spokesperson said.
The spokesperson further said that, a case vide FIR No. 03/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation was initiated.
“During the course of investigation, based on technical and human inputs, investigating officers learnt about the involvement of four persons identified as Riyaz Ahmad Wani, Abdul Salam Malik both residents of Lalpora DK Murg Kulgam, Abdul Rahman Bajad resident of Bernari Reasi and Mohd Rashid Bajad resident of Akhnoor Jammu and were subsequently arrested. 10 sheeps were recovered from their possession,” the spokesperson said.
“Similarly, on 16-01-2021 one more written complaint from Abdul Hamid Bhat resident of Nowgam was received by Police Station Nowgam stating that some unknown thieves have stolen sanitary items from his store namely M/S Kashmir Valley Trading Company situated at Nowgam Bypass,” he said.
“Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 04/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Nowgam and investigation was initiated,” the spokesman said.
“During the course of investigation, a special investigation team lead by SHO Nowgam, with the help of human and technical intelligence were able to arrest three persons identified as Ab Razaq, Sadam Syed and Mohd Shahid Sheikh all residents of Narella Delhi A/P residing in a rented accommodation at Humhama, Budgam,” he said.
“When officers spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in the commission of crime. On their disclosure sanitary items worth around 7 lakh were recovered from their possession. Further investigation in both the cases is in progress,” he added.