Gang using wooden toy gun for robberies busted in Sopore: Police

Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of thieves who were using a toy gun for robberies in Sopore town of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.

“A gang using a wooden AK-47 was looting people in parts of Sopore. The four people who were part of this gang have been arrested,” SDPO Sopore Raja Majid said while addressing the media in Sopore.

He said that a wooden AK-47 gun, one motorcycle and two cell phones have been recovered from their possession.

The officer identified the arrestee as Bilal Ahmed Rather (Carpenter), Latief alias Tusqi, Farooq Ahmed and Ishfaq Ahmed, all residents of Sopore.

The police said that the gang was active in Sopore for past one year.