Srinagar, Dec 23: Jammu and Kashmir Police in Budgam on Friday claimed to have solved a theft case by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime and recovered stolen property from their possession.
A police spokesman in a statement said that on 18-12-2022, Police Station Chadoora received information that three shops at Main Market Chadoora near R&B office (Doobi Complex) belonging to Showkat Ahmed Sonu of Chanapora Srinagar, Mohammad Shaeb Chinga of Natipora Srinagar and Muzamil Ahmed Dar of Ragar Chadoora have been broken open by some unknown thieves using JCB machine and have stolen electronic items, mobile phones accessories etc.
Accordingly, police said that a case under FIR number 203/2022 under relevant section of laws was registered at Police Station Chadoora and investigation was taken up.
“During the course of investigation, a police team of Police Station Chadoora put strenuous efforts and working on some leads, two suspects were brought for questioning from Shopian. During questioning of the said suspects, they admitted their involvement in the commission of crime.”
The accused were subsequently arrested and upon their disclosure stolen property including 03 Mobile Phones, 03 Redmi Power Banks, 03 Smart Watches, 01 RealMe MP3, 01 Torch and a stolen JCB was also recovered from their possession. The arrested accused persons have been identified as Mehraj Ahmad Sheikh son of Gulzar Ahmad Sheikh and Ikhlas Bhat son of Bashir Ahmad Bhat both residents of Dashnoo, Hirpora Shopian, the statement said.
“Investigation also revealed that the JCB machine used for commission of crime belonged to one Basharat Ahmed Yatoo son of Haji Noor Mohammad Yatoo resident of Chadoora which was stolen by accused persons during intervening night of 17/18 December 2022. During further investigation, it surfaced that one accused namely Ikhlas Bhat was working as Helper with the owner of the JCB machine and he had kept hidden one spare key of JCB Machine. Further investigation into the matter is going on,” the statement added.
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