Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police in Sopore on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of burglars by arresting three accused persons and recovered stolen property worth lacs from their possession.
“On 11-04-2023, Police Post Warpora received a written complaint from Wajhatul Islam son of Ab Hameed Hajam resident of Botingoo Sopore stating therein that during the intervening night of 10/11 April 2023, some unknown burglars entered in to his Sports shop situated at Kadlabal Botingoo and stolen Sports items worth lacs. Accordingly, a case vide FIR No.61/2023 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Sopore and investigation was initiated,” a police spokesman said in a statement issued to the news agency—Kashmir News Observer (KNO).
During the course of investigation, officers raided various places and several suspects were called for questioning. During questioning, three persons identified as Shoib Bhat son of Muhammad Sultan Bhat, Rameez Ahmad Rather son of Mohammad Ashraf Rather and Nayeem Ahmad Najar son of Gh Ahmad Najar, all the residents of Usmanabad Warpora Sopore confessed their involvement in the commission of crime, police said.
Police said that on their disclosure, stolen property (sports items including cricket kits and bats) worth lacs were recovered from different locations besides, a load carrier bearing registration number PB10FV4078 used in the commission of crime has also been seized. Further investigation in the case is in progress.
“Community members have lauded the efforts of police for cracking/solving the case. Our consistent actions shall assure community members that Police have resolved to act tough against individuals involved in any kind of criminal activities,” police said—(KNO)
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