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Burglary case solved, three arrested in Sopore

Burglary case solved, three arrested in Sopore
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Police says stolen goods also recovered

Sopore: Police on Friday claimed to have solved a burglary case by arresting three persons and recovered stolen property worth lakhs of rupees.
They also said that a vehicle bearing registration no. JK04-4363 was also seized.
“A written complaint was lodged by Mehraj Ahmad Malla, son of Mohammad Akbar Malla of Botingoo Sopore at Police Station Sopore which stated that during the intervening night of 30-31 of January 2019, burglars had struck and stolen Genset and Water motor from his computer institute at Matta building Down Town Sopore,” police said.
On receipt of the complaint, a case under FIR number 17/2019 under section 457/380 RPC was registered in Police Station Sopore and investigation taken up.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sopore, Javaid Iqbal formulated a special team under the supervision of SDPO Sopore Mashkoor Zargar led by SHO Sopore Abdul Majeed.
During the course of investigation, three suspected identified as Ovais Ahmad Qazi, son of Nissar Ahmad Qazi, Bilal Ahmad Dar, son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar and Ubaid Ahmad Qazi, son of Munaf Qazi, all residents of Chankhan Sopore were detained and questioned.
“During questioning, they confessed that they have committed the theft. Further investigation in the case is going on and more recoveries and arrests are to be expected,” police said.

Bilal Ahmad

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