Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir police claimed to have solved a theft case, arrest the accused and recovered stolen property worth lakhs of rupees in Srinagar, a police spokesman said Saturday afternoon.
He said on December 24, 2020 Police Post (PP) Bemina received a written complaint from one Danish Farooq resident of Hamdania colony Bemina, Srinagar, proprietor of a Copper shop in Zehra Complex Bemina that on the intervening night of December 23/24 some thieves broke the shutter of his shop and took away copper utensils worth lakhs of rupees.
On this information a case under IPC sections was registered in Police Station Parimpora and investigation taken up .
During investigation, police inspected the scene of crime and completed all legal formalities, obtained CCTV footage of the incident from the shop and of adjacent area. During analysis of the CCTV footage and technical data, some suspects were identified, he said.
The suspects were called to Police Station for questioning, lastly on the basis of technical information, one suspect was zeroed in and apprehended alongwith other four accomplices, he said, adding while questioning they disclosed their involvement in the crime and on their disclosure the stolen copper utensils worth lakhs were recovered from Lasjan area.
The case has been worked out by Srinagar Police under the supervision of Superintendent of Police (SP) West Shahzad Salaria, the team of West Zone Police comprising of SDPO West Muzaffar Jan, SHO PS Parimpora Inspector Zaffer Iqbal, Insp Majid and DO Bemina Sub Inspector Sheikh Aadil played a vital role during the investigation of the case.
Within 20 days, sub-division west has worked out the second theft case and recovered stolen property worth Rs 19 lakhs.