Police solves Eidgah burglary case in 72 hours


“Two arrested, stolen articles recovered”

SRINAGAR (KNS) – With the arrest of two accused, Police on Tuesday solved a theft case involving 18 lakh rupees within 72 hours, while efforts are on to arrest the other accused persons evading arrest.

Sources told KNS that burglars, during the intervening night of 6th and 7th November, had stolen Kashmiri Shawls from the Zaaz Trading Corporation at Firdous Colony Eidgah. Subsequently, owner of the showroom Sajad Ahmad Zaz had filed a written complaint at the Police Chowki Noorbagh. “Police in this regard had registered an FIR 125/12 under section 379 (Theft) and initiated investigation’, Sources said.

Talking to KNS, SDPO M. R Gunj Dawood Ahmad confirmed the occurrence of theft in the Showroom. “We registered the case and the special team was set up to investigate the case to bring the culprits to the justice”, said Dawood.

He said the case was solved within 72 hours times, with arrest of two accused persons and recovery of stolen property in their possession.  However the officer declined to name those arrested on the pretext that it could hamper further investigations into the case.

“More arrests are expected and further investigation in the case would reveal more facts and faces”, said Dawood. “There are evidences before us that indicate it is a gang of persons involved in theft cases”, he added.

When asked what the Police was doing to arrest the persons evading arrest, “Law will not allow them to play hide and seek. They will be behind the bars within no time’, he replied.

Various social and commercial groups along with the people of the area and aggrieved person have appreciated the quick and timely action of the Police.

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