Thieves on prowl at Hokersar

Affected family stages protest at Press Enclave, demands arrest of accused
Thieves on prowl at Hokersar
Residents of Hokersar held a protest at Press Enclave Srinagar.Special arrangement

Srinagar: A family from Hokersar-Shikargah area on city outskirts here Friday staged protest at Press Enclave here to press for arrest of thieves active in their locality.

The family alleged that few unidentified persons forcefully entered into their residential house and took away gold worth lakhs of rupees, cash and pashmina shawls on the intervening night of July 7 and 8.

"The persons were holding guns. They took our mobile phones and confined us in a room. They forcefully took keys of safe where from they took gold and cash," they said.

They added that as the armed thieves decamped with valuables, the family immediately approached local Police Station.

"At 10 am, a police team came along with FSL team," the family said.

The distressed family members appealed to IGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar and SSP Srinagar Sandeep Choudhary to investigate the matter and arrest the accused at the earliest.

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