Masked men steal vehicle from hapless person; three police stations refuse to lodge an FIR

KL Report


Two police stations and a police chowki refused to lodge an FIR after unidentified masked men drove away the vehicle of a hapless person from Karan Nagar area in Srinagar city.

Parvez Ahmed Najar a resident of Noorbagh Srinagar informed CNS that as usual he was returning to Idgah when a numberless Sentor car hit his Maxima vehicle (JK01V-6737) near Bemina Court Complex.

“Despite their fault the three masked men from Santro Car came down and forcibly bundled me into their car while one of the masked person snatched keys from me and followed the Santro car in which I was taken as a hostage,” he said adding that near Government Medical College Karan Nagar, they kicked me out from the Sentro car and disappeared along with them vehicle.

“I informed police station Karan Nagar which refused to lodge an FIR saying that the matter comes under the jurisdiction of Qamarwari police station. Qamarwari police station Chowki officer did not oblige and directed me to approach police station Parimpora. I got the same reply from Parimpora Police station. As a dejected lot I returned to my home with that apprehension that masked men will use my vehice for any terror act,” he said.

He said that he failed to understand why Karan Nagar Police Station refused to lodge an FIR when the incident occurred in its jurisdiction. “These police officers instead of reassuring the complainents have become habitual of giving directions and orders. I appeal to IGP to take stern action aginst these careless officers,” he said.

When contacted DO Qamarwari said that he doesn’t know anything about the incident while Parimpora police station officials said that it is the duty of Karan Nagar police station to lodge an FIR in this regard.

SSP Srinagar Amit Kumar said that he would look into the matter while soon after contacting SSP Srinagar, Karan Nagar police station officer informed CNS that FIR (15/2015) has been lodged in this regard and all efforts are on to trace the missing vehicle and the miscreants.


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