Srinagar: Police have arrested a robber and recovered stolen money from him in Srinagar, a police spokesman said Monday.
He said that one Shamusuddin Beigh, resident of Habba Kadal was nabbed for robbing off one Mohammad Shaban Wagay, a resident of Charar-e-Sharief Budgam of Rs 58000 from Lal Chowk.
According to Shaban’s complaint with Police Station Maisuma, unidentified assailant forcibly snatched an amount of Rs 58,000 from him near crowded Budshah Chowk on September 8.
Police said that initial investigation and questioning of some suspects had not provided any clue, however, working on more leads after again visiting the scene of crime and questioning more eyewitnesses, one mischievous person was identified. A manhunt was launched and the suspected person was detained, who during the questioning confessed to the crime, police said.
The robbed money was recovered and later released to victim the spokesman said.