Stolen jewelry recovered: Police
SYED IMRAN ALI HAMDANI
Srinagar, May 18: Police on Friday claimed to have cracked a jewelry extortion case within a week of the incident in Kadi Kadal area of Shaher-e-Khaas.
A police spokesman said the incident occurred on May 11 at “Iqbal Ornaments”, a jewelry shop run by Showkat Ahmad Zargar of Lal Bazar.
Zargar complained before SDPO Khanyar, Sajad Shah that some unknown customer came to his shop asking to show gold ornaments.
“No sooner Zargar showed some ornaments he was hit on his head by some hard substance and he fell unconscious,” police said.
Commenting over the issue Superintendent of Police north City Tahir Saleem Khan said: “As the shopkeeper regained senses he found two golden rings, four golden chains and three pairs of earrings missing from the shop.”
“On his report, a case Vide FIR No 23/2012 under section 382,323 RPC was registered at Police Station Nowhatta,” Khan said.
“During investigation many suspects were called for questioning and finally the breakthrough was made when a man from Hawal area was found the culprit and put behind the bars,” the SP told Greater Kashmir.
He said the accused was a teacher at a private school and “on the lust of easy money he planned to chose a jewelry shop in a deserted lane for extorting some gold items.” The stolen items were recovered from his possession, the SP said.
Lastupdate on : Fri, 18 May 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Fri, 18 May 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Sat, 19 May 2012 00:00:00 IST
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