Stolen vehicles worth `50 lakh recovered, 6 arrested: Police
KOTHI BAGH POLICE STATION RESEMBLES VEHICLE SHOWROOM
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, Apr 24: Police Station Kothi Bagh lawns for now look more of a showroom of vehicles, mostly brand new bikes. However, this is not any retail outlet by the seizure of stolen vehicles, which the police recently recovered during a special drive to check the crime.
The recovery made till now is worth over `50 lakhs while atleast six persons have been arrested.
Officials said as many as 34 stolen bikes and 19 cars were recovered recently during separate operations under section 550 CrPC.
Of the stolen lot, registered with police station Kothi Bagh 10 bikes and eight cars have already been handed over to their owners while the rest of the vehicles are lying at the police station.
When contacted SHO Kothi Bagh Police Station Muhammad Muzaffar acknowledged that the stock lying in the police station was recovery of stolen lot.
Muzaffar said the police was tying to ascertain the whereabouts of the other vehicle owners.
The SP East Sheikh Zulfikar, however, didn’t divulge more of details about the recovery pleading that it could hamper further investigations.
“We have busted some gangs but we are yet to reach to conclusion as investigations are still going on and more arrest and recoveries are expected,” the SP told Greater Kashmir.
The recovered lot parked in the Kothi Bagh Station includes five Maruti 800 cars, one Alto, four Santros and Tata Indica apart from six Pulsar bikes and other vehicles.
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