Police recover stolen car, one arrested

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Srinagar, Mar 22: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have arrested a person and recovered a car stolen on February 14 in Srinagar, a police spokesman said here on Friday afternoon.
He said Police Station Nigeen received a written complaint from one Imtiyaz Hussain Bhat, son of Ghulam Hassan, resident of Saidakadal Srinagar that some unknown thief has stolen his Maruti Car which he had parked near Hazratbal shrine on February 14, 2019.
On this information case FIR No.12/19 U/S 379 RPC was registered and investigation taken up.
During investigation, it was learnt through reliable sources that the stolen car was seen in north Kashmir. Accordingly a police team was constituted under the command of SHO Nigeen Riyaz Ahmad Khan under the supervision of SDPO Zakora Sajad Ahmad Malik, who tracked down the car in Sopore.
The driver finding police party left the car there only and fled. The stolen car was recovered and the search for the accused was started.
After putting in strenuous efforts the accused identified as Nasir Ahmad Mir, son of Ghulam Mohammad Mir, resident of Pethseer Sopore was arrested.