Ganderbal: Two persons were arrested in Ganderbal on charges of pickpocketing, police said on Saturday.
The accused have been identified as Mohammad Amin Bhat son of Ali Mohd Bhat and Mohd Yaqoob Ganie son of Ghulam Mohd Ganie both residents of Kawoosa Khalisa Budgam, a police official said.
Following a complaint from Ghulam Muhammad Sheikh of Wakura Ganderbal that Rs 30000 in cash was picked from his pocket at Kheerbhawani, police launched an investigation.
During investigations taken up by police team led by SHO Kheerbhawani Nazir Ahmad, two suspects during questioning confessed to crime. The cash was recovered from them and handed over to its owner, the official said.