Police today solved a theft case by arresting two accused and recovery of stolen items from their possession.
In a statement, police spokesperson said on 13 September, police station Rainawari received a complaint from Javid Ahmad Khan son of Muhammad Aslam Khan resident of Saida kadal Rainawari stating that some unknown persons decamped with gold items and cash worth Rs 31 lakhs from his house when the family was not present there.
The statement said on this information, a case FIR number 70/2018 was registered under relevant sections of law and investigation was started. During the course of investigation, SP north constituted a special investigation team headed by SHO Rainawari and under the supervision of SDPO Khanyar. The team visited the site of crime along with FSL team and collected chance prints and also analysed CCTV footage of the house and vicinity.
It said call details of few suspected persons who were working as employees in the said family were also analysed."During further course of investigation, one suspected person namely Hashim, working as driver in the family, was called to police station for questioning. During questioning, he disclosed that he hatched a conspiracy with his friend Rayees Ahmad Ganie son of Abdul Ahad resident of New colony Palpora, to rob the said house from last few months and had shown him whole house including rooms on video calls," the statement said.
"He further disclosed that on 12th September, he along with the said family left for Lalbazar to attend function in the evening hours. After reaching Lalbazar, he called his friend Rayees to complete the task as planned earlier. After confession by the duo, stolen property including gold items worth 26 lakhs and Rs 4.96 lakhs cash were recovered from their possession. It is pertinent to mention here that the Modus-oprendi of the duo was to loot the said house and start their business," the statement added.