3 Held For Thefts


SRINAGAR —  Police Tuesday claimed to have solved several theft cases by arresting three people.

Police Station Rajbagh received two written complaints from two persons namely Sajad Ahmad Jan resident of Kursoo Rajbagh and Wajahat Amin Bhat resident of Batpora Sopore  wherein they stated that some unknown thieves had stolen their motorcycle and scooty from Jawahar Nagar and LD Hospital respectively.

“Accordingly, case FIR No’s. 21/2019 and 66/2019 under relevant sections of law were registered and investigation in these matters were initiated,” a police spokesman said.

During the course of investigation, officers identified one suspect namely Kiyaas Ahmad War son of Fayaz Ahmad War resident of Baki Aaker Handwara, who admitted to his involvement in both the theft cases. Officers also recovered stolen motorcycle and scooty and handed them over to their rightful owners after legal formalities.

Meanwhile another complaint was received by Police Station Rajbagh from one person namely Nazrul Islam resident of Kangan Ganderbal stating therein that he has purchased one BMW vehicle from two persons namely Shahid Ahmad and Sahil residents of Kolkata and paid Rs.2.50 lacs for the vehicle. However they later stole the same vehicle and escaped away from Rajbagh area.

A case FIR No. 75/2019 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Rajbagh. During the course of investigation, both the accused persons were arrested and stolen vehicle was recovered from their possession.

 A  SIT headed by SHO PS Rajbagh was constituted to investigate these cases under the supervision of SDPO Sadder.

“Our consistent actions against anti social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities,” the spokesman said.

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