Baramulla: Police on Friday claimed that they arrested a gang of burglars who were involved in series of burglaries in the area.
Police said that during the past couple of months a gang of burglars was active in Uri area and were involved in the burglary and thefts cases in various residential houses.
“It has created a fear psychosis among people and had thrown a challenge for the police, ” a police official said.
Locals appreciated the efforts of Uri police team lead by Javid Ahmad SDPO Uri and Inspector Tabrez Ahmad Khan SHO Uri for nabbing the culprits.
Police has identified the buglers as Ahmad Jan @ Jana son of Gulam Nabi Malik of Garkote Uri, Tanveer Ahmad Sofi of Trikanjan, Gulam Mohd Malik of Garkote Uri and Bilal Ahmad Dar of Margipora Pattan.
Police has also recovered the looted golden jewellery, cash, Blankets and other things from the possession of the burglar gang.
Police also said that they have also arrested a person for receiving these stolen items under section 411 RPC and vehicle used for the commission of the crime has been seized.
Police has registered a case under different sections against the culprits and further investigation is on.