A gang of burglars was arrested in Sopore in North Kashmir and property worth lacs was also recovered. A police statement claimed on Monday.
“During the intervening night of 26th & 27th April 2013 burglars broke into a textile shop M/S Wani Textiles at Chankhan, Sopore and decamped with clothing merchandize worth lacs,” the statement said adding a case was registered in Police Station Tarzoo and investigation was started.
“During the investigation police received a tip off regarding Irshad Ahmad Bhat son of Akbar Bhat resident of Izatshah Colony Ningli Sopore for being involved in burglaries,” it said.
Subsequently, the police said, Irshad Ahmad was arrested ,during his questioning, “he confessed that he along with his associate Tariq Ahmad Naikoo, son of Mohammad Ramzan resident of Izatshah Colony Ningli Sopore had broke into the shop and taken away the clothing from it.”
The arrest of the duo led to the recovery of stolen property of the textile shop.
The police added that the gang is also involved in other cases of theft and burglary was also surfaced.
The Police said that it was able to recover 50 cloth wedding suits. “One hundred twenty copper utensils including Samavar, plates, Lemon Sets etc., two Computer Systems with accessories, three Gas cylinders, seven pairs of Shoes , Kiryana items including Edible Oil, Tea, Turmeric, Chili powder etc , one transformer and one motor during different raids in Sopore,” it said.