Police Detain Juvenile in Leh for Burglary Attempt, Apprehends Gang of Thieves in Handwara



Jammu and Kashmir Police solved a burglary attempt case within 24 hours by detaining a juvenile in Leh district.

Police Station Nobra received information that an attempt of burglary was made near J&K Bank Branch Bogdang Nobra, Leh. “On receipt of this information, Police visited the scene of crime and collected evidences including some blood stains. Some suspects were detained and questioned,” police spokesperson said Saturday evening.

“During the investigation it came to fore that a juvenile (name withheld) has committed the crime with the help of a steel rod, entered into the bank from rear side. However, as the cash was in a strong safe he could not succeed in taking the cash out. During the breaking of door his left hand got injured and blood started oozing out of his injured hand. He wrapped the injured hand with a scarf which he was wearing at the time occurrence and later on threw the weapon of offense (steel rod) and the blood stained scarf on the rear side of the bank building,” the spokesperson said, “a case FIR number 03/2016 under section 457, 380, 511 RPC was registered at Police Station Nobra and investigation is going on.”

Meanwhile, police busted a gang of thieves in Handwara who were attempting theft in the area.

“On intervening night of 28/29-01-2016, a patrolling party from Police Station Handwara while patrolling in the main market of Handwara busted the plan of theft when a 19 years old Ubaid Ahmad Pir son of Bashir Ahmad resident of Warsun Kupwara was apprehended by patrolling party while he was attempting to steal things/merchandise from a shop and it was found that locks of various shops were broken open and had broken open the locks of various shops in Handwara market. He was apprehended with a bunch of fake keys used by him for opening the locks of these shops,” the police spokesperson informed. “The timely action of Handwara police has saved the property worth lacks that belonged to shopkeepers of Handwara.”

A case FIR number 25/2016 under section 457, 380, 34 RPC was registered in Police Station Handwara and investigation was taken up under the supervision of Superintendent of Police Handwara Gh Jeelani Wani and SDPO Handwara Mir Ifrooz.

“During the course of investigation two more accomplices of accused Ubaid Peer identified as Khurshid Ahmad Bhat son of Ghulam Mohammad Bhat resident of Wooder Rajwara and Mohammad Ashraf War son of Mohammad Sabir War resident of Sheikhpora Heril were arrested. Stolen property along with weapon of offense was also recovered from their possession,” the spokesperson added.


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