Burglars loot every household item from Bijbhera family

Srinagar: Burglars last night broke open every room and every wardrobe in a 3-storey house in Jablipora area of Bijbhera in south Kashmir’s Anantnag district and decamped with copper and other utensils kept in two rooms, a big generator, an inverter along with batteries, big power stabilizer, attachés with cloths besides other household items, victim family said on Monday.

“We were not at home and 5:45 a.m. we got call from neighbours that main gate, doors and windows of our house have been broken,” Javaid Ahmad Shah son of Abdul Qudoos Shah, owner of the house said.

“They have broken every door, windows and wardrobes,” he said, adding, “We had utensils –copper, steel and others, collected from several generations, in two rooms. They have taken them all. A big generator which is very heavy and normally is lifted by six persons was also taken away. Also Inverter along with big battery, transformer (stabilizer), a water motor (new), laptop besides other household articles were burgled.”

Javaid said that on informing the police, a team visited his residence and recovered a sharp-edged iron rod and other items used by them besides recovered some towels from nearby area outside the residence.

When contacted, Station House Officer (SHO) Bijbhera Javaid Iqbal said that a case has been registered and further investigations taken up. (GNS)


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