Police busts burglars gang
Laptops, Pashmina shawls, jewelry recovered
GK NEWS NETWORK
Srinagar, Jan 5: The Hazratbal police, on Tuesday claimed to have busted a gang of burglars by arresting six of its members and recovered laptops, Pashmina shawls and gold jewellery worth lakhs of rupees from their possession.
A police spokesman said nine laptops were recovered from two persons, which were stolen from Hazratbal area.
“For the last two months there were reports of laptop thefts in and outside the Kashmir University against which FIR No’s 109/09, 119/09, 120/09, 122/09, 123/09 were registered in Police Station Nigeen,” he said.
A police team headed by SHO Nigeen, Ghulam Muhammad Rather, with the help of KU guards arrested a person.
“The suspect was put under sustained interrogation and he revealed name of other accomplice. Police send parties and succeeded in recovery of nine branded laptops worth Rs 4.5 lakh,” he added.
In another case, registered in Police Station Zadibal, Pashmina shawls and gold jewelry worth lakhs were stolen from Zahoor Ahmad Baba at Zadibal on October 15, 2009.
A case vide FIR No 5/09 was registered in Police Station Zadibal and investigation started.
“Due to concerted efforts, police recovered costly Pashmina Kani shawls and gold jewelry worth seven lakh from Abdul Hameed Malik alias Kachwa of Saidapora, Mushtaq Ahmad Dar and Ghulam Ahmad both from Narainbagh, Wakura Ganderbal,” police said.
The operations were carried out under the supervision of SP Hazratbal, Maqsood-ul-Zaman.
In another incident, Soura police seized timber, which was being carried in a mobile truck (JK04A-6550) driven by Muzamil Ahmad Dar of Awanta Bhawan Soura, police said.
The timber was worth Rs 70000.
Lastupdate on : Tue, 5 Jan 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Tue, 5 Jan 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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