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.