Two Pattan Youth Held With Jewellery Worth Rs 10 Lakh Stolen In Budgam

Srinagar- Police on Thursday claimed to have cracked burglary case within 36 hours in central Kashmir's Budgam district by arresting two youth from Pattan area Baramulla district.

In a statement, the police said that On 9th November, police post Soibugh received an application from one Showkat Ahmad Zargar son of Ghulam Nabi Zargar resident of Dambipora stating therein that some unknown burglars entered in his jewellery shop located at Main Chowk Soibugh and decamped with gold items worth 10 lakh (approx).

The statement further stated that on receiving the information, a case FIR number 337/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police station Budgam and accordingly investigation set into the motion.

During the course of investigation, some CCTV footages were obtained. While examining cctv footages, questioning number of suspects and examining circumstancial evidence investigating team led by chowki officer Inspector Toufeeq zeroed in on two persons namely Syed Zaffar [email protected] Safari son of Syed Muzaffar Shah & Imran Hussain Malla son of Ghulam Mohammad Malla residents of Yakhmanpora Pattan, they said.

Both of them were detained and during sustained questioning, they confessed their involvement in commission of the crime and on their disclosure the stolen property worth approximately 10 lakh has been recovered which includes, 25 Rings, 20 Ear rings, 2 Double Jhumkas, 1 Brouch, 2 Jhumkas, 1 Choker set with top, 2 Ear tops, 9 Jhumka and one Chain with Pendulum, they said.

Both the accused were subsequently arrested in the instant case and investigation is in progress. More arrests and recoveries are likely, reads the statement.

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