Srinagar, Apr 3: Police in Handwara have solved a theft case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime within 24 hrs and recovered stolen property from his possession.
On 02/04/2023, Police Station Handwara received a complaint to the effect that some unknown thief/thieves have stolen batteries from Govt. Higher Secondary School Warpora Magam.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 71/2023 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Handwara and investigation was initiated.
A team led by IC PP Magam acting promptly by following leads developed during investigation and by utilising technical evidence, were able to arrest the accused person involved in the commission of crime within 24 hours. He has been identified as Mohd Maqbool Sheikh son of Gh Haider resident of Sher Colony Sopore. On his disclosure, stolen property including 16 batteries have been recovered. Vehicle (Maruti-800) bearing registration number JK09-2263 used in the commission of crime has also been seized.
Further investigation is going on to ascertain further involvement of accused person in other theft cases.
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