Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police Saturday said that they solved two burglary cases by arresting five accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property worth lacs of rupees.
“On 12/12/2021, Police Station Ganderbal received a complaint from Head Master GGHS Wakura regarding burglary during the intervening night of 11/12 December 2021 at GGHS Wakura. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 224/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Ganderbal and investigation was initiated,” police said in a statement.
Also, on 23/12/2021, Police Station Ganderbal received another complaint from Manzoor Ahmad Ahanger son of Gh Mohd Ahanger resident of Chanapora Bandipora regarding burglary during the intervening night of 22/23 December 2021 at Govt. Middle School Chundina. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 228/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Ganderbal and investigation was initiated, police said.
On receipt of this information, special team was constituted by SSP Ganderbal Shri Nikhil Borkar-IPS led by I/C PP Shadipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Ganderbal Shri Abdul Majid-JKPS. The team in a quick action cracked both the cases and arrested five persons involved in the commission of crime.
They have been identified as Javid Ahmad Mir son of Gh Ahmad Mir resident of Nabirpora Bandipora, Mohd Shafi Lone son of Gh Mohammad Lone resident of Hathlangoo Sopore, Ali Mohd Dar son of Mohammad Afzal Dar resident of Muslim Abad Bandipora and Mehraj-ud-din Matta son of Abdul Jabbar Matta, Zubair Ahmad Sofi son of Abdul Hamid Sofi both residents of Shair colony Sopore.
On their disclosure, 16 Exide Batteries worth Rs 1.40 lacs, 01 10KVA Generator, 02 oxygen Cylinders, 15 Iron sheets, 01 Welding Machine, 01 Power iron cutter, 08 Iron Angles worth Rs 235000/- were recovered. Moreover, tools and vehicles used in burglaries were also recovered and seized from their possession.
Community members have appreciated the efforts made by the Police for cracking the burglary cases. Our consistent actions shall assure community members that Police has resolved to act tough against individuals involved in any kind of criminal activities, reads the press release.