'Beggar' Robs Woman Of Gold Rings in Kulgam

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Srinagar- A robber masquerading as a beggar on Saturday allegedly decamped with jewellery of a woman after barging into her house in south Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Station House Officer, Police Station Devsar S.S Reen told Kashmir Observer that a robber masquerading as a beggar entered into the house of one Mohammad Younus Rather of Zaipora, Agroo and asked his wife for a glass of water.

“After finding the women alone, he followed her inside the kitchen and threatened to burn her for want of two golden rings,” Reen said.

The victim, who has been identified as Fancy Jan in order to save her life, handed over the rings to the robber after which he escaped from the scene.

The woman raised hue and cry to attract the attention of neighbors but till then the robber beggar managed to escape from the spot.

The husband of the woman who works as a plumber in Mir Bazar area of Qazigund said that her wife is safe.

The official said a case has been registered under FIR number 9/2022 and the hunt has been launched to trace the accused.

He said all the male members of the lady were not in the house at the time.

The SHO also rubbished the media reports claiming that the robber tried to chop off the fingers of the woman.

The SHO shared a picture of the woman with Kashmir Observer that clearly shows no major injuries on her hands except a band-aid on the middle finger.

He further said that the family didn’t report the incident to the police.

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