Police claims to solve theft cases in Budgam, Bandipora
Recovers stolen property
Srinagar: Police in Budgam claimed to have solved two theft cases by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovering stolen property on their disclosure.
“On 01-07-2021 Police Post Humhama received a written complaint from one person namely Zafar Iqbal Rehbar Son of Late Mohammad Iqbal Rehbar resident of Housing Coloney Sanatnagar regarding theft of readymade garments from his vehicle Wagon-R bearing registration No. JK04A-2552 which was parked outside IQ Mall Hyderpora. Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 190/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation was initiated,” said a police spokesperson.
“Officers taking assistance of modern techniques including analysis of CCTV footage were able to learn that one masked person used Maruti-800 vehicle bearing registration No. JK03A-5062 for the commission of crime. Acting swiftly Budgam Police traced the said car from Waterihail area & raided the residential house of car owner identified as Abdul Hameed Mir @Hameed waza son of Abdul Raheem Mir resident of Kumar Mohalla Rawalpora Waterihail. During checking, readymade garments worth of lacs have been recovered from the house of accused person. However, the accused was evading his arrest,” the spokesperson said.
“After strenuous efforts the accused person was arrested today and was shifted to the Police Station where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is in progress. It is pertinent to mention here that the accused is a notorious criminal and some FIRs stands already registered against him at different Police Stations in district Budgam,” he said.
The spokesperson further said: “Similarly, on 22-06-2021 Police Post Humhama received a written complaint from one person namely Nazir Ahmad Dar son of Mohamad Ramzan Dar resident of Wazabagh Hyderpora stating that he is working in Gas agency as a driver & on 20-06-2021 he parked his gas cylinders laden truck outside his house at Wazabagh Hyderpora. On 21-06-2021 morning, he found that some gas cylinders were stolen by unknown thieves from the said truck.”
“Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 179/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation was initiated,” he said.
“Officers taking assistance of modern techniques including analysis of CCTV footage were able to learn that one auto Rikshaw without number plate was found roaming in suspicious conditions at the time of incident. Officers using all available means & with the help of nearby auto stand representatives, the owner of the said auto Rikshaw has been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Dar son of Sajad Ahmad Dar resident of Frastabal Pampore,” the spokesperson said.
“Subsequently, the said auto driver was arrested and during sustained questioning he confessed about his involvement in the commission of crime. Upon his disclosure, officers were able to recover 06 gas cylinders from his residence. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation into the case is in progress,” he said.
Meanwhile, the spokesperson said, police in Bandipora solved a theft case by arresting accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property from their possession.
“Police Station Sumbal received a written complaint from one person namely Owais Ahmad Kanvow son of Abdul Majeed Kanvow resident of Chattabal Srinagar A/P Arampora Sumbal regarding theft of kiryana items and cash from his shop at Arampora Sumbal during the intervening night of 8/9 July 2021,” the spokesperson said.
“Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 89/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Sumbal and investigation was initiated,” he said.
The spokesperson further said: “A special investigation team headed by SHO PS Sumbal under the supervision of SDPO Sumbal was constituted. During the course of investigation, officers using all available means arrested two suspect persons namely Mohd Akber rather son of Gh Mohd Rather & Suhaib Zahoor son of Zahoor Ahmad Rather both residents of Arampora Sumbal. During questioning both the suspected persons accepted their involvement in the commission of crime. Subsequently, both the accused persons have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody.”
“On their disclosure, the investigating team was able to recover stolen property including 05 Mobile Phone, 24 packets Cigarette, Cash amount of Rs. 6867 and Iron rod etc. Further investigation is in progress,” he added.