Srinagar: Police on Wednesday said that they arrested a car lifter who was involved in stealing cars in Srinagar from a year.
A Police statement said that Police Station KaranNagar received a complaint from a resident of Towheedabad Nowshera Soura Srinagar who runs his shops at Gole Market Karan Nagar, Srinagar stating that his Alto car bearing registration number JKO1H-9009 along with original documents of the vehicle and some personal belongings which were lying in the vehicle, has been stolen.
On pursuing the complaint, a case FIR number 19/2018 under section 379 RPC was registered and investigation was taken up.
During the course of investigation, a team under the supervision SDPO Shaheedgunj Imran Malik headed by SHO Police Station Karan Nagar Museer Asgar was constituted, the police statement reads.
“By using all resources it was established that thief had taken the vehicle towards Baramulla District and during further investigation, Mushtaq Ahmad Lone son of Abdul Ahad Lone resident of Nowpora Wagoora Baramulla was apprehended. On questioning, he admitted his involvement in the offence & on his disclosure 3 stolen vehicles Alto car bearing registration No. JK01H-9009, stolen vehicle of Case FIR No. 24/2017 U/S 379 RPC & Alto car bearing registration No. JK02AE-3878 were recovered,” statement added.
“The car lifter was operating in Srinagar from the last one year and the stolen vehicles were being sold in Baramulla after preparation of fake registration and number plates. Further investigation is going on,” statement added.