Budgam : Police in Budgam on Thursday said that it has solved a robbery case by arresting an accused person involved in the commission of crime , Stating therein further that a dummy weapon and other incriminating materials were also recovered from his possession.
In a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar Police said that on Police Station Chadoora on 14th February this year received a complaint where in it was alleged that on 13th February in the wee hours at Badipora Chadoora, a person while on his way to Masjid was intercepted by an unidentified armed person and robbed him of some cash, Stating therein further that a case vide FIR No. 15/2023 was registered under relevant sections of law at Police Station Chadoora and investigation was also taken up.
Stating that during during the course of investigation, after strenuous efforts one suspect namely Muhammad Yousuf Sheikh S/o Abdul Rehman R/o Raithan Chak Khansahab was called for questioning and furthermore CCTV footage from the place of the incident was analysed minutely and the same corroborated with the version of the victim, which confirmed his involvement in the commission of crime, Police in it’s statement said that the above named accused was later on arrested and shifted to police station where he remains in custody.
Police further said that during questioning, the suspect confessed his involvement in the commission of crime and on his disclosure 2 dummy AK-47 Rifles, camouflage trouser, camouflage shirt, 2 sharp-edged knives, 1 face mask, 1 Gun shilling, 1 rope, 1 pair of shoes were recovered from his possession, Stating therein also that a similar incidents were also reported by public in Police Station Chadoora and Police Station Charar-i-Sharief in which separate FIRs have been registered. Stating that Budgam Police is investigating all such cases in which the accused appears to have adopted the same modus operandi to target the masjid going persons during wee hours and snatching their valuable items by threatening them with dummy weapons, Police in it’s statement said that further investigation into the matter is going on.
In the concluding para of the above quoted statement Police said that it’s consistent actions will remain continue and resolved to act tough against individuals involved in any kind of criminal activities.
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