SRINAGAR Srinagar police in its recent action has targeted the hoarders and black marketers for withholding the supply of essential items in the city.
Srinagar police on a credible input regarding the illegal dumping of cooking gas cylinders inside the residential premises of Gowhar Ali Sheikh son of Ali Mohd Sheikh resident of Hawal raided the spot. Officers from the local police unit under the supervision of SDPO Hazratbal recovered and seized 189 cooking gas cylinders from the residential premises.
Accordingly case FIR No. 06/2019 under section 3/7 EC Act R/W 23 Petroleum Act stands registered in Police Station Zadibal and investigation has been initiated.
Police will be acting tough against the hoarders and black marketers for creating imbalances in the market supplies. General public has appreciated police action.
Meanwhile, police also arrested a notorious thief who was involved in lifting of vehicles and selling them off in different parts of the state.
Mudasir Ashraf son of Mohd Ashraf resident of Kokar Masjid Nawakadal had reported to Police Station Sadder that his uncles car bearing Reg. No JK01AE-7211 was stolen from his premises at Hyderpora.
Accordingly, a case FIR No 18/ 2019 under section 379 RPC was registered and investigation was initiated.
Officers while investigating the crime got to know that the said vehicle was lifted by Gulzar Ahmad Khan son of Showkat Ahmad Khan resident of Malik Mohalla Malangam Bandipora.
When the officers spoke to him about the particular crime, the accused disclosed about his involvement in theft cases which subsequently led to the recovery of stolen vehicle.
Further investigation in the matter is going on and more recoveries are expected.
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