Rs15 lakhs stolen jewelry recovered overnight
Woman, accomplice caught for theft: Police
Srinagar, July 27: Police Saturday claimed to have arrested a woman burglar with her accomplice, who would initially pretend to be a domestic help only to strike her targets at the opportune time. In the latest, the accused countryside woman had stolen jewelry worth over Rs 15 lakhs from a house in Lal Bazar but was caught within some eight hours of the crime.
Giving details, the Senior Superintendent of Police, Syed Ashiq Hussain Bukhari while displaying the recovery said: “A theft was reported from Madeen Sahib Lal Bazar last night, after which we conducted inquiry and found that a lady who used to do domestic work at different places was behind many thefts in Srinagar.” “She along with her accomplice used to organize burglary in a well planned manner in the City,” he said adding that the woman was from Qazigund, putting up at a house in Habba Kadal locality.
According to the SSP, the complainant Fida Hussain Magloo reported about the burglary inside his house to Lal Bazar Police Station. “Immediately a police team headed by the SHO rushed to the spot. Inspection of crime spot lead to the arrest of the lady,” the SSP flanked by SP Hazratbal Abdul Qayoom and DSP Feroz Yehya, said.
When asked if the accused woman was running any module, Bukhari said: “We cannot call it a module, but she had accomplice who used to be her partner in crime.”
Officials said a special team led by DSP Feroz Yehya, who is known for his track record of solving crimes in the past, during the investigations spotted some pieces of stolen jewelry and blood stains from Magloo’s compound. “On this tip off, we got to know that some woman with a wounded leg who was bleeding had hired an auto from the spot… On further scan, we traced out the auto-driver and subsequently we got the culprit,” said a police official. The official said after alighting from the auto-rickshaw at Jehangir Chowk, the accused had booked a full TATA Sumo to reach her destination.
Police said later on the confession of woman, the gold ornaments and cash of Rs 11,000 were recovered.
In this case FIR Vide FIR No 38/13 U/S 454,380 RPC has been registered at Police Station Lal Bazar.
Lastupdate on : Sat, 27 Jul 2013 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Sat, 27 Jul 2013 18:30:00 GMT
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