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Police solves 02 theft cases in Budgam, 02 accused persons arrested;

Stolen property recovered

July 11: Police in Budgam have solved two theft cases by arresting 02 accused persons involved in the commission of crime and have recovered stolen property on their disclosure.

On 01-07-2021 Police Post Humhama received a written complaint from one person namely Zafar Iqbal Rehbar Son of Late Mohammad Iqbal Rehbar resident of  Housing Coloney Sanatnagar regarding theft of readymade garments from his vehicle Wagon-R bearing registration No. JK04A-2552 which was parked outside IQ Mall Hyderpora. Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 190/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation was initiated.

Officers taking assistance of modern techniques including analysis of CCTV footage were able to learn that one masked person used Maruti-800 vehicle bearing registration No. JK03A-5062 for the commission of crime. Acting swiftly Budgam Police traced the said car from Waterihail area & raided the residential house of car owner identified as Abdul Hameed Mir @Hameed waza  son of Abdul Raheem Mir resident of Kumar Mohalla Rawalpora Waterihail. During checking, readymade garments worth of lacs have been recovered from the house of accused person. However, the accused was evading his arrest.

After strenuous efforts the accused person was arrested today and was shifted to the Police Station where he remains in custody. Further investigation of the case is in progress. It is pertinent to mention here that the accused is a notorious criminal and some FIRs stands already registered against him at different Police Stations in district Budgam.

Similarly, on 22-06-2021 Police Post Humhama received a written complaint from one person namely Nazir Ahmad Dar son of Mohamad Ramzan Dar resident of Wazabagh  Hyderpora stating that he is working in Gas agency as a driver & on 20-06-2021 he parked his gas cylinders laden truck  outside his house at Wazabagh Hyderpora. On 21-06-2021 morning, he found that some gas cylinders were stolen by unknown thieves from the said truck.

Accordingly, case vide FIR No. 179/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Budgam and investigation was initiated.

Officers taking assistance of modern techniques including analysis of CCTV footage were able to learn that one auto Rikshaw without number plate was found roaming in suspicious conditions at the time of incident. Officers using all available means & with the help of nearby auto stand representatives, the owner of the said auto Rikshaw has been identified as Mukhtar Ahmad Dar son of Sajad Ahmad Dar resident of Frastabal Pampore.

Subsequently, the said auto driver was arrested and during sustained questioning he confessed about his involvement in the commission of crime. Upon his disclosure, officers were able to recover 06 gas cylinders from his residence. He has been arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody. Further investigation into the case is in progress.

Our efforts should assure community members that Police is resolved to act tough against the individuals involved in criminal activities.

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