Srinagar: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Monday claimed to have solved two burglary cases in Awantipora by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property worth lakhs from their possession.
A police spokesman said that Police Station Khrew received written complaints from Ishfaq Majeed Dar resident of Ladhoo Khrew and Ghulam Hassan Sheikh resident of Khrew stating therein that some unknown burglars have stolen golden ornaments from their residential houses located at Ladhoo and Khrew.
Accordingly, police said that cases under FIR numbers 67/2022 and 68/2022 under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Khrew and investigation was initiated.
“During the course of investigation, strenuous efforts were put forth by the investigating officers by using modern techniques including the collection & examination of CCTV footage, collection of evidences resulted in the identification of 02 accused persons involved in the commission of crime. They have been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat son of Wali Mohd Bhat resident of Mughal Bagh Wanpoh Anantnag and Tariq Ahmad Dar son of Bashir Ahmad Dar resident of Banghdar Anantnag and were subsequently arrested.”
On their disclosure, the investigating team recovered stolen gold ornaments worth rupees 08 lakhs from their possession, police said.
Meanwhile, people appreciated the efforts made by the Police for solving the burglary cases. “Our efforts should assure community members that Police is resolved to act tough against the individuals involved in criminal activities,” police said.