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Police arrests four thieves, recovered stolen property in Kulgam


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Srinagar: Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved a burglary case when they arrested four thieves and recovered stolen property worth lakhs in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district.

Police said a written complaint was received on May 5 by police station Kulgam from one Altaf Hussain Mir a resident of Qadirpora, Bungam Kulgam stating therein that his vehicle Maruti-800 was stolen by some unknown thieves during the night hours from Astan Gali Kulgam.

They said another similar complaint complaint was received on May 6 from Suhail Ahmad Wagay of Goripora Mohalla, Kulgam stating therein that during the intervening night of May 21 and 22 unknown thieves have stolen Batteries of his Vehicle and other vehicles near Jamia masjid Kulgam.

Cases under relevant sections of the law were registered at the concerned police station and investigations were taken up, police said.

They said taking cognisance of the matter, Police intensified its Patrolling and surveillance activities to put a stop on these burglaries and accordingly a team was constituted who subsequently prepared a list of suspects.

Four suspects who have been identified as Mujeeb-ur-Rehman alias Faheem a resident of Astan Mohalla, Danish Ahmad Ahanger of Reshipora, Bilal Ahmad Dar of Redwani, and Aashiq Hussain Lone of Naibasti Qaimoh were questioned, police said.

During the interrogation the culprits confessed their involvement in commission of the crime and on their disclosure stolen property including Maruti-800 and 4 Batteries were recovered from their possession, police said and added further investigation in the case is in progress as more recoveries of stolen property is expected.

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