SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Sunday claimed to have arrested a cattle thief within hours of incidence and also recovered stolen cattle.
A police spokesman in a statement said that police post-Putkha today received a complaint from one individual namely Manzoor Ahmad Mir resident of Choora stating that he had kept his cattle tied in an orchard at Choora in the morning which has been stolen by some unknown persons.
“While taking aid of reliable sources, Sopore Police acted swiftly and arrested a cattle thief within two hours of the occurrence and recovered stolen cattle,” he said.
“A case FIR No.46/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Post Putkha. General public of the area have hailed the prompt action of Police,” said the spokesman.