Ganderbal: Police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of car lifters by arresting two persons and recovering three Maruti 800 cars and a motor bike from their possession.
Briefing the media, DSP Headquarter, Ganderbal, Rameez Raja said that on February 14, an application regarding the theft of a motorcycle from Tullamulla was received by the police station, Khirbhawani and a case vide FIR No. 05/2017 U/S 379 RPC was registered accordingly.
“Police initiated instant investigation and called a suspect Showkat Ahmad of Urpash Ganderbal to police station for questioning during which he admitted that he along with his associate Shabir Ahmad Bhat of his locality, have stolen the said motorcycle. The suspect while revealing the name of his associate also admitted that they are involved in car lifting from other parts of the valley”, Rameez said.
He added that both the accused were arrested and three Maruti 800 cars and the motorcycle were recovered from their possession. The police investigation is going on and more recoveries are expected.