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Expensive shawls, cash stolen in Srinagar

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Srinagar: Police have registered a formal case and constituted a team to nab the burglars who looted expensive shawls and cash from a store here in old Srinagar city on Monday late night. 

Sources said that police station Safakadal received a complaint in which the complainant claimed that during the intervening night unknown burglars entered in his Pashmina Store through a window and stole Rs 2.5 lakh along with expensive Kani Shawls worth lakhs of rupees.  


A police official confirmed this and identified the complainant as Sirajuddin Wani son of Ghulam Mohiuddin, a resident of Narwara Eidgah.  

The pashmina store is located inside the residential house of the victim. 

“Besides Kani Shawls, the burglars also stole Pashmina, and Ruffel Shawls,” sources said.

The official said that a case has been registered and a team constituted to nab the burglars. “We visited the spot and are putting all efforts to nab the thieves,” he said. (KNT)