Precious Kashmir News
Srinagar, Jan 14: Police have arrested two thieves and recovered stolen property from their possession in Srinagar.
“On 12-01-2021, Police Station Karan Nagar received a written complaint from Mohammad Ashraf resident of Lajoura Pulwama stating therein that some unknown person(s) have stolen his mobile phone at SMHS Hospital Srinagar,” a police spokesman said.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 01/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Karan Nagar and investigation was initiated.
During the course of investigation, a special team was constituted & deputed to SMHS hospital Srinagar who nabbed one suspect identified as Sameer Ahmad Katto resident of Noorbagh Bagwanpora Srinagar. During his personal search five (05) mobile phones were recovered.
When the officers spoke to him, they learnt about his involvement along with accomplice identified as Sharif Ahmad Sheikh resident of Barthana Qamarwari Srinagar in the commission of crime. Subsequently, he was also arrested. Both the accused persons were involved in stealing the mobile phones and other belongings of people in distress at hospital.
“Further investigation into the matter is going on. More arrests & recoveries are expected,” the spokesman said.