A gang of three burglars was busted on Wednesday in wee hours by locals in Wathoo Shirmal village of District Shopian.
Witnesses said that burglars were arrested along with a load carrier by locals while they were picking apples.
They said that about 120 boxes of Apple were seized and when the burglars were about to load it in a vehicle when they were arrested around 4:30 am.
Police official said that they are on the spot and are investigating the matter.
More details are awaited.