Highway robbers gang busted, three arrested: Police
12: Police in a major breakthrough busted gang involved in highway robbery and
house breaking. Three accused have been arrested and stolen property worth lacs
has also been recovered.
“On receipt of
several complaints about highway robbery and house breaking incidents, a
special team was constituted under the supervision of SDPO Sadder Dr. Azhar
Rashid-JKPS to investigate the incidents,” a police spokesman said in a
During the course
of investigation, officers were able to identify the accused persons involved
in extorting money, committing thefts and masquerading as gunmen with dummy
guns, he said.
persons have been identified as Sahil Ahmad Shah son of Mohd Aslam Shah, Javaid
Ahmad Shah and Imran Ahmad Shah sons of Gh Mohd Shah all residents of
Manganwaij Kanipora Srinagar”.
When the officers
spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in already registered FIRs
regarding highway robbery and thefts. On their disclosure Maurti Car, TV,
refrigerators, washing machine, gas cylinders, cooking gas stoves, crockery,
electronic goods, vehicle batteries and 31 mobile phones were recovered, he
The gadgets used
by this gang for house breaking/robbery were also recovered. Further
investigation in this regard is in progress, he said.
spokesman said that police station Kotibagh solved a theft case by
arresting two accused persons involved in the crime. “Stolen property has been
recovered by the officers”.
Kothibagh received a complaint from Niyaz Rasool Sofi resident of Panthachowk
that some unknown persons barged into his shop located in Chinar Complex
Residency Road and stole Mobile chargers in bulk,” he said.
case FIR No. 16/20 under relevant sections was registered and further
investigation was set into motion, he said.
course of investigation, investigating team headed by SHO PS Kothibagh arrested
two accused persons. They have been identified as Pannu Ram son of Tulsa Ram
resident of Rajasthan A/P Buchwara Dalgate and Bashir Ahmad Sheikh son of Mohd
Akbar resident of Khalpora Dalgate. Officers were able to recover 260 mobile
chargers from their possession. They have been shifted to Police Station where
they remain in custody”.