Srinagar- Police on Thursday claimed to have solved a theft case and a massive consignment of stolen goods was recovered and seized in the downtown area of Srinagar.
“In connection with the reported incidents of theft in and around downtown Srinagar since the last several weeks, Police Post Banmohalla of Police Station MR Gunj today on 02-03-23 met with massive success when two thieves were apprehended by the police and huge storage of stolen goods worth lakhs were recovered,” a police spokesman said in a statement.
The stolen goods include blankets, electronic gadgets and other items including eatables, the statement said, adding efforts to crack these incidents of thefts were on and after analysis of CCTV footage and leads by traders, police finally managed to nab the thieves.
The accused thieves have been identified as Farooq Ahmad Peer, son of Ghulam Hassan Peer of Chokkibal Kupwara and Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat of Qaziyar Zainakadal.
The investigation has been set into motion while more recoveries and arrests are expected in the coming days, spokesman added.
Meanwhile, police said that citizens who can afford are kindly requested to install CCTVs at their shops, business establishments and residences as the same would help in solving crimes like thefts.
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