Police busted a gang of burglars by arresting four persons involved in committing burglaries in Peer Bagh, Hyderpora, Ompora, Beerwah areas and in local trains, police said on Thursday adding that stolen goods worth lacs of rupees were recovered from their instances.
Police said that four notorious burglars namely Gowhar Ahmad Wani son of Wali Mohammad Wani resident of Arigam Khan Sahib, Muzaffar Ahmad Khan son of Hafizullah Khan resident of Parnewa Budgam, Shahzad Ahmad Dar son of Ghulam Mohammad Dar resident of Watruna Bandipora and Asif Ahmad Wani son of Akbar Wani resident of Watpora Bandipora were arrested.
Police said that that on their sustained questioning stolen goods including 13 Golden Ring, 02 Golden Ear Ring, 01 Golden Chain, 02 Silver Bangle, 01 Necklace, 01 Wrist watch and 17 Mobile Phones were recovered from various places. Moreover, 24 Airtel Tower batteries were also recovered on their instances in Sopore area.
“The gang was involved in many cases of house breaking in Hyderpora, Peerbagh, Humhama, Ompora, Beerwah and Budgam,” police said adding “They were also involved in committing burglaries in trains, shops etc.”
With the arrest and recoveries from the burglars, Budgam police has successfully solved case FIR No’s .370/2013, 425/2013 and 34/2014 of Police Station Budgam and 38/2013 under section 457, 380-RPC of police station Beerwah.