Thief arrested in Sopore: Police

Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a thief and recovered stolen property from his possession in Sopore.

“On 10/10/2022, a Police party of PS Vilgam at a checkpoint established at Sheikhpora Crossing intercepted a Load Carrier Auto bearing registration number JK01AB-5369 who on seeing naka party tried to evade from the spot but was held tactfully. The driver of the Load Carrier has been identified as Farooq Ahmad Dar son of Ab Rashid resident of Sheer Colony-B Sopore,” a police spokesman said.

During checking of the vehicle, three quintals of stolen electric wire has been recovered. He has been arrested and the Load Carrier used in the commission of crime has also been seized, police said.

In this regard, a case under FIR number 113/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in PS Vilgam and investigation has been initiated, police said. (KNO)

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