Burglar gets two years jail

Kulgam: The First Class Magistrate has announced rigorous imprisonment of 2 years to an accused involved in a case of burglary and arson which occurred 9 years ago in South Kashmir’s Kulgam district. The court has also imposed a penalty of Rs 2,ooo on the accused.

Court sources told CNS that one Sambal Itoo son of Abdul Majid a resident of Qaimo village had broke into the house of Muhammad Yousuf Bhat, a resident of the same village, at night on September 21, 2005, through roof. The miscreant assaulted the family of Muhammad Yousuf and looted valuables from them.

The police had registered the case vide FIR number 218/05 under section 380,457 on the application of the owner of the house and started the investigation.

First Class Judicial Magistrate Kulgam, Muzamil Wani awarded rigorous imprisonment of two years to accused and also imposed a fine of Rs 2000 for his illegal act. The convict according to police was has been shifted to Srinagar Central Jail. (CNS)

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