During the past couple of months, a gang of burglars was active in Sub Division Uri who had committed burglary and thefts in various residential houses creating a fear psychosis among people and had thrown a challenge for law enforcing agencies, the spokesman in a statement said.
After tireless and intensive efforts of Police team lead by Javid Ahmad, Dy.SP SDPO Uri and Inspector Tabrez Ahmad Khan SHO Police Station Uri, the whole gang was identified and finally arrested and 04 cases of burglary/thefts of Police Station Uri were solved. Those arrested include the gang leader Ahmad Jan @ Jana S/O Gh. Nabi Malik R/O Garkote Uri and his 03 associates Tanveer Ahmad Sofi S/O Bashir Ahmad Sofi R/O Trikanjan, Gh. Mohd Malik S/O Lal Din Malik R/O Garkote Uri and Bilal Ahmad Dar S/O Gh. Mohd Dar R/O Margipora Pattan. All the stolen property in 04 cases of burglary and theft which include golden jewellery, Cash, Blankets and Copper utensils were recovered from the possession of this burglary gang, thus cases FIR No. 6/2018, 8/2018, 22/2018 and 23/2017 under section 457,380 RPC of Police Station of Uri have been solved, the spokesman added.
The receiver of this stolen property has also been arrested under section 411 RPC. Also, the vehicle used for the commission of the crime has been seized, he added.
The spokesman said that it is pertinent to mention here that all the burglary and theft cases of Uri Sub Division have been worked out and all the stolen property have been recovered in all the cases except one case for which efforts are on to nab the culprits and recover stolen property.
“With busting of this gang, the people of the area had a sigh of relief and this will go a long way to infuse the sense of security among the people of the area,” the spokesman said.