Robbers on looting spree in Baramulla
Baramulla: After committing several burglaries in the old town of Baramulla, burglars looted at least four shops in the fish market of Baramulla on the intervening night of Sunday and decamped with cash and valuable items.
The shopkeepers at Baramulla said that despite night vigil by police, burglars barraged into four shops and stole cash and other valuable items worth lakhs of rupees.
“There have been scores of incidents of robbery in old town Baramulla since a couple of weeks in which robbers broke into residential houses and looted huge amounts of money and other valuables including jewelry,” said a victim shopkeeper at a fish market.
The shopkeepers added they have approached police and district administration and demanded a swift investigation into the thefts.
They expressed gratitude to SHO Baramulla for visiting the spot and assuring to launch an investigation into the robberies.
Meanwhile, Police confirmed that a case has been registered and an investigation is underway.