Awantipora police arrested an employee of Power Development Department (PDD) and recovered stolen property worth Rs 2 lakhs from him.
According to reports a complaint was lodged by PDD Sub division office Awantipora at Police Station Awantipora that during the intervening night of 7/8 June 2013 unknown burglars broke into the office and decamped with four computers along with CPU, Monitor, UPS, Fax Machine and other items worth Rs 2 lakhs from PDD office.
During the investigation police team under the supervision of SHO Awantipora Tariq Ahmad traced the person involved in the theft and recovered the stolen property.
The accused was identified as government employee of PDD, namely Kaunsar Ahmad Sheikh Son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh resident of Buhoo Awantipora posted in Pulwama PDD Office. A case FIR No 71/2013 under section 457, 380 RPC has been registered against the accused.Meanwhile PDD Office Awantipora appreciated the Police Awantipora especially SHO Tariq Ahmad for the prompt action.