Thieves on prowl in Pulwama
Pulwama, Apr 9: Inhabitants of Thamuna and Doonigund villages here today caught three persons for their alleged involvement in various theft incidents.
Locals alleged that a gang of thieves was befooling people on the pretext of cleaning the gold ornaments.
“The gang recently stole ornaments worth over three lakh rupees from the house of a local Abdul Rashid. When the trio returned to our village today, one of the victim family members recognized them and with the help of locals caught one of them. However, other accused managed to escape from the spot,” Muhammad Iqbal, a local said.
The locals handed over the accused, identified as Mansarif Shah resident of Bihar, to police. In another incident, the residents of Doonigund Awantipora caught red-handed three persons while they were stealing goods from a shop. Later they were handed over to Awantipora police”.
“Thieves are on prowl in our village. We feel insecure here,” the locals said.
Police identified the accused as Nazir Ahmad Wani, Muhammad Ashraf Bhat, Muzaffar Ahmad Wani. All of them are residents of Chersoo Awantipora.
Meanwhile, the residents of Shahoora village also complained of frequent thefts in the area. “Goods worth lakhs of rupees have been stolen in our village from past some months,” We urge police to launch a manhunt to nab the accused,” they said.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 9 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 9 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
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