Srinagar, Dec 22: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Friday solved a dacoity case by arresting four accused and recovered the looted property worth lakhs of rupees in north Kashmir district of Baramulla.
A police spokesperson Friday evening said that Police Post Delina received a complaint from one Khazan Singh that during the intervening night of December 10 and, four unidentified masked persons, who were armed with knives/swords, barged into his and another house at Singhpora in Baramulla.
“Singh further said that the dacoits tied the members of the family with rope and also attempted molestation on one women (name with held) in one of the houses,” he said.
He said the dacoits’ looted jewellery, mobile phones etc from both the houses. “The incident had created a sense of fear and insecurity in the whole area,” the spokesperson said.
He said a case was registered and investigation was taken up.
During the course of investigation, he said a number of suspects were rounded up by the police. “After strenuous efforts put forth by the investigating team, a gang of four members involved in the commission of the offence were identified and were later arrested,” he said.
He said the accused have been identified as Nissar Ahmad Rather, Mohammad Dilawar Dar, Basharat Ahmad Sheikh and Adil Hussain Khan.
On the instance of these accused persons, all the looted property of estimated cost of about Rs 11 lakh has been recovered from different places, he said.
“The weapon of offence viz knives/ropes etc have also been recovered. The investigating team has made exemplary efforts to nab the dacoits and recover the looted property,” he added.