Srinagar Gurdwara Burglary: Police Statement

SRINAGAR: Jammu and Kashmir Police on Saturday issued the following statement regarding Jawahar Nagar gurdwara burglary saying that in the intervening night of 29/30 -05-20, burglars have broken into Gurdwara Jawahar Nagar and decamped with some cash after making their way into Gurudwara through a window.

A police spokesman said that they have broken open a wooden safe in the Gurdwara and looted some cash.

“The main Currency Vault (Iron Safe) could not be opened by the burglars and is intact. One mahant and a watcher were stationed at the gurdwara during the night,” he said.

“SP South Sajad Ahmad-JKPS along with SDPO Sadder Dr Azhar Rashid-JKPS and SHO Rajbagh Inspector Sameer Ahmad visited the spot immediately along with FSL Team and dog Squad,” he added.

He said that FSL has been called and evidences like fingerprints and footprints have been obtained. “Further all entry and exit routes to the Gurdwara are being searched for evidences,” said the spokesman.

“CCTV footage has been obtained and other corroborating CCTV footages are being obtained around the area. Suspects in the case are being tracked down by the investigating team in a very professional manner,” he said.

“In this regard, a case FIR No 42 of 2020 stands registered in PS Rajbagh,” said the spokesman.

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