Crime

Four thieves arrested, stolen property worth lakhs recovered: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday claimed to have solved a theft case and arrested accused persons involved in the commission of crime in Srinagar while adding that the stolen property worth lakhs was also recovered from them.

In a statement, police said: “On 24-12-2020, Police Post Bemina received a written complaint from one Danish Farooq of Hamdania Colony Bemina Srinagar, proprietor of a Copper shop in Zehra Complex situated at Hamdania Colony Bemina stated that during the intervening night of 23/24-12-2020, some unknown thieves have broken the shutter of the shop and stolen the copper utensils worth lacs.”

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No 270/2020 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Parimpora and investigation was initiated, it said.

During the course of investigation, the statement said police inspected scene of occurrence and completed all legal formalities including obtaining of CCTV footage from the said shop and of adjacent areas. With the help of technical information and analysis of CCTV footage some suspects were identified.

“On the basis of technical information, one suspect was zeroed in and was apprehended along with other four accomplices. On their disclosure, stolen copper utensils worth lacs were recovered from Lasjan area,” police said.

Police added that in last 20 days, Sub-division West Srinagar have solved the second theft case and recovered stolen property worth 19 lakh.

 

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