Jammu: Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Samba Benam Tosh Thursday said that 119 thieves were arrested and 62 theft cases were solved by the district police in eight months.
“Police are making strenuous efforts to solve all theft cases in the district,” he said, in an official statement.
As per the statement, the police Thursday cracked three theft cases; arrested three notorious thieves and recovered stolen property worth lakhs.
The arrested accused have been identified as Rohan Kumar alias Gourab, son of Bobi Kumar; Shiv Dayal alias Sunny, son of Rajinder Kumar, both residents of Teli Basti tehsil Bari Brahmana district Samba and Sanjeev Kumar alias Sanju alias Sandeep, son of Salwinder Massi, resident of Kothey Vijaypur, district Samba.
“Three theft cases registered at Police Station Samba and Police Station Vijaypur have been solved and stolen property worth lakhs has been recovered,” SSP said.
“The arrested accused are notorious thieves involved in several thefts in the jurisdiction of Police Station Samba, Vijaypur and Bari Brahmana. One Alto car, valuing Rs 1.50 lakh approximately and one motorcycle, valuing Rs 80,000 approximately are among the recoveries made from the arrested notorious thieves so far. The interrogation of the accused is underway and some more arrests and recoveries are likely,” he said.