2 shops looted in Sopore

In two separate robbery incidents, burglars looted two shops here and also burnt one of them, the officials said.

A grocery shop of Bashir Ahmad Khan located near main chowk Sopore was burglared and torched.

“I run a grocery shop at main chowk near SRTC bus yard. On Sunday at 3 am, I received a call from the fire department official who was extinguishing fire at my shop. When I reached there I saw my shop was completely gutted,” said Bashir Ahmad.

In a similar incident, a wholesale vegetables shop at Shalpora Sopore was also looted.

Mushtaq Ahmad, the owner, said that burglars decamped with huge quantity of vegetables.

Police have take cognizance of both the incidents and investigations taken up.

President Sopore Economic Alliance Haji Muhammad Ashraf Ganaie urged the administration and police to check these incidents and book the culprits under law.