Two black sheep in police department arrested for robbery

KL Report

SRINAGAR

Two black sheep in Police Department were apprehended by Kothbagh police for robbing two outside State employees of Rs 37,000.

As reported earlier that two employees from a telecom company, Ram Prasad and Sourab Gupta residing in New Delhi and Rajhastan were abducted and robbed by two men in uniform on gun point near Regal Chowk Srinagar on Friday.

Soon after receiving the complaint, police had swung into action and the registration number of white Santro car (JK02AF-1396) that was used for crime was distributed among cops.

A police official said that Kotibagh police personnel in plain clothes spotted the said Santro car near Polo view and the person who was driving it was apprehended.

“The apprehended person identified as Altaf Ahmed Khan son of Bashir Ahmed resident of Uri (Belt number 809), attached with 11th Battalion of Armed Police confessed his crime and on his submission police arrested his associate Mushtaq Ahmed Khan son of Muhammad Yousuf resident of Uri,” a police official told CNS adding that Mushtaq at present is attached with Security Wing Kashmir.

Police also recovered the weapon used by the culprits for abduction and loot. “We also recovered the money that was looted by these accused from the duo near Regal Chowk,” the police said.

Reports said that police raided their government accommodation at Dalgate and not only recovered the looted money but also dozens bottles of liquor. Police is trying to ascertain whether culprits are involved in other such incidents or not.

“Police is for the protection of people and service to people is its motto. But some black sheeps sometimes try to bring disrepute to our institution,” a police official said that case vide FIR number 14/2014 under section 392 has been registered against the culprits.

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