Baramulla: Police on Friday claimed to have busted a gang of burglars in Uri area of north Kashmir’s Baramulla district and recovered the stolen property.
Police said that during the past couple of months, a gang of burglars was active in Sub Division Uri who had committed burglary and thefts in various residential houses, creating fear psychosis among people
“After intensive efforts of Police team lead by Javid Ahmad, DySP, SDPO Uri and Inspector Tabrez Ahmad Khan, SHO Police Station Uri, the whole gang was identified and finally arrested and four cases of burglary/thefts of Police Station Uri were solved,” police said.
Police said that those arrested include the gang leader Ahmad Jan @ Jana, son of Gh. Nabi Malik, resident of Garkote Uri, and his three associates Tanveer Ahmad Sofi, son of Bashir Ahmad Sofi, resident of Trikanjan, Gh. Mohd Malik, son of Lal Din Malik, resident of Garkote Uri and Bilal Ahmad Dar, son of Gh. Mohd Dar, resident of Margipora Pattan.
“All the stolen property in four cases of burglary and theft which include golden jewellery, Cash, Blankets and Copper utensils were recovered from the possession of this burglary gang, thus cases under FIR No. 6/2018, 8/2018, 22/2018 and 23/2017 under section 457, 380 RPC of Police Station of Uri have been solved,” police said.
They said that the receiver of this stolen property has also been arrested under section 411 RPC. “Also vehicle used for commission of crime has been seized,” police added.
The stolen property in all the cases except one has been recovered for which police said that efforts are on.
People of the area hailed police for successfully arresting the burglars.