B’pora Police solves theft case within 24 hours, Says “accused arrested, stolen electronic items recovered”

Srinagar: Police in Bandipora on Monday claimed to have solved a theft case by arresting two accused persons involved in the commission of crime and also said that it has recovered stolen electronic items worth lakhs from their possession.
A police statement issued on Monday said “ Police Station Pethkote received a written complaint from Intizamiya Committee Masjid Sultania Pazalpora Pethkote that during the intervening night of 17/18 April some unknown burglars have barged inside the Masjid and have stolen inverter along with battery, electronic transformer, gas cylinder, etc”, adding that “a case vide FIR No. 12/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in PS Pethkote and initiated investigation”.
Stating that a special investigation team led by SHO PS Pehtkote under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora was constituted to trace and arrest the accused involved in the commission of crime, the police in it’s statement said “ during the course of investigation, officers taking assistance of modern techniques learnt about the involvement of two accused persons identified as Mohd Amin Hajam son of Abdul Salam Hajam and Tariq Ahmad Mir son of Wali Mohammad Mir, both the residents of Pazalpora Bandipora”.
“Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody”, reads the police statement, adding that “Preliminary investigation also revealed that the arrested duo are drug addicts and motive behind the crime was to get money for purchase of contraband substances”.
In the concluding para of it’s statement police said the on the disclosure of accused formally arrested by the police team the stolen items were recovered. Further investigation of the case is in progress.

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