Gang of burglars busted in Budgam, 7 held

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, Dec 4: Police in Budgam today solved a burglary case by arresting seven accused persons involved in the commission of crime besides, recovered stolen property worth lakhs of rupees.
As per police, Dec 1, 2021 PS Magam received a complaint from Mansoor Ahmad Sheikh Son of Ghulam Nabi Sheikh, resident of Batpora Kanihama regarding a burglary at his workshop ‘Mansoor Automobiles’ located at Agrikalan Magam.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 254/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Magam and a special team headed by SHO, PS Magam was constituted to investigate the case.
During questioning, one of the suspects namely Imran Hassan Mir son of Manzoor Ahmad Mir, resident of Kakarpora Mirgund Pattan confessed his involvement in the commission of the crime.
“The team also recovered stolen property from the premises of his residential house which he had concealed in a tin shed. He also confessed the role of his two more accomplices who had hatched the criminal conspiracy and actively participated in the commission of the crime,” police said.
As per police, both the accused persons identified as Yawar Abbas Malik son of Ashiq Hussain Malik resident of Lashkar Mohalla Nishat and Aijaz Ahmad Malla son of Ghulam Mohammad Malla resident of Dewar Parihaspora were subsequently arrested.
The investigating team, police said, also learnt about the involvement of another accused person namely Syed Akther Shah son of Syed Mustafa Shah resident of Parihaspora Pattan & on his disclosure stolen property which he had concealed at his workshop near Shadipora Crossing was recovered.
Police also team arrested one more accused person identified as Zulfkar Ahmad Dar, son of Gh. Hussain Dar, a resident of Chenabal Mirgund Pattan who was also part of the crime and had used his vehicle Maruti-800 bearing registration number PB10AG-9210 for the commission of the crime. “The vehicle was also seized from Wushan Kangan Ganderbal.”
All the accused persons have been shifted to Police Station where they remain in custody.
“Stolen property which includes 32 Clutch Plates, 16 Axles, 28 bearings, 17 desk pads, 08 batteries & other accessories worth about ?05 lakh rupees have been recovered so far and further investigation is in progress,” police said.