Burgulars held, stolen material worth lakhs recovered- 3 Theft cases solved by Sopore police


Sopore 19 April. During intervening night of 18/19  April, Police party of Police Station Sopore while patrolling in main town Sopore caught Burgulars along with stolen items.
On investigation it was revealed that the same burglars had stolen the grocery items  from the Godown owned by a local shopkeeper located opposite kapra theatre Sopore.  The stolen items were being ferried  in a Load Carrier which  also stands siezed. The driver (burgalar )namely Firdous Ah sheikh S/O Ab Hamid Sheikh R/O Jalalabad Sopore was arrested on spot, however the other one took  advantage of pitch dark and ran away. After  persistent search of about 8 hours, he too was arrested who revealed his name as Imtiyaz Ah Siraj S/O Nazir Ah Siraj R/O. Shahabad Sopore. After sustained interrogation the duo confessed their involvement  in other similar cases of burgulary which took place on 01 April 2020 and 05 April 2020 respectively in which around 70 bags of onion and 100 boxes of eggs were stolen. It was also revealed during questioning of the two that  they sold out the stolen items to vendors in different villages of sopore and Baramulla.
 Investigation  in the instant Case is going on and more revelations are expected. Sopore Police requests the public not to buy items from unknown persons  selling items much cheaper than the actual price as well as report to police if they come across any such suspicios shopkeepers.


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