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Burglary case solved in Ganderbal: Police

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‘Accused arrested, stolen property worth lacs recovered’

Srinagar: Police in Ganderbal claimed to have solved burglary case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees from his possession.

“On 29/11/2021, Police Station Kangan received a complaint from a shopkeeper namely Mohd Saif Khan son of Irshad Ahmad Khan resident of Tawheedpora Kangan regarding burglary in his gold shop during the intervening night of 28/29 November at Tawheedpora Kangan. Accordingly, a case FIR No.140/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Kangan and investigation was set into motion,” said a police spokesperson.

“On receipt of this information, a special Police team headed by SHO PS Kangan on the directions of SSP Ganderbal Nikhil Borkar under the supervision of SDPO Kangan was constituted,” the spokesperson said.

“During the course of investigation, with the help of CCTV footages and other technical tools, it came into surface that the accused fled away from District Ganderbal to Handwara. Accordingly, a special team was dispatched to Handwara to nab the accused,” he said.

“Moreover, a tip off was received that the accused was moving towards Jammu to evade his arrest. The accused was intercepted at Sangam with the help of Anantnag Police. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. He has been identified as Bilal Ahmad Lone son of Mohd Akbar Lone resident of Maritgam Handwara. On his disclosure stolen property worth lacs of rupees were recovered from his possession. Further investigation is in progress and more recoveries are expected,” he added.

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