September 16: Police in Kupwara busted a gang of burglars after it arrested two burglars and recovered stolen property.
Police Station Sogam received a complaint that burglaries took place in the houses of Ghulam Rasool Khan son of Bukhtar Khan resident of Dapul Machil A/P Patushie and Mst Shahmali Begam wife of Mushtaq Ahmad Dar Resident of Machil A/P Surigam wherein burglars have looted some house hold goods.
On receipt of these information’s, case FIR No. 52/2019 and FIR No. 53/2019 under relevant sections of law were registered respectively and investigations were initiated.
While investigating the case, Police received a credible input that some individuals in village Kanthpora have put some household goods on a sale at cheaper prices.
DySP Lolab reached the spot and took the two suspects namely Irshad Ahmad Bhat s/o Abdul Gani Bhat and Sajad Ahmad Sheikh s/o Mohamad Jamal Sheikh both residents of Kantpora in custody who were selling these household items.
When the officers spoke to them, they learnt about their involvement in many burglary cases. On their disclosure stolen property worth lacs of rupees including copper utensils (20 Kgs), invertor, LCD Television and Brief case along with clothes were recovered.
The investigation of the case is in progress. More arrests and recoveries are expected.
Police has resolved to act tough against inimical and anti-social elements.