Sopore police on Friday said to have busted a gang of burglars and stolen property worth lakhs of rupees was recovered from their possession.
In a statement to Asian News Hub (ANH), a police spokesman said on 11 April 2023 Police Post Warpora received an application from one Wajhatul Islam S/O Ab Hameed Hajam R/O Botingoo Sopore alleging therein that during the intervening night of 10/11 April 2023, some unknown burgulars have entered in to his sports shop situated at Kadlabal Botingoo, and have stolen Sports items worth lacs.
Upon this, case FIR No. 61/2023 U/S 457, 380 IPC was registered in PS Sopore and investigation was taken up.
During the investigation manhunt was launched to nab the culprits, various places were raided and suspects were taken to custody.
During sustainable interrogation three persons identified as Shoib Bhat S/O Muhammad Mohammad Sultan Bhat, Rameez Ahmad Rather S/O Mohammad Ashraf Rather and Nayeem Ahmad Najar S/O Gh Ahmad Najar all the residents of Usmanabad Warpora Sopore confessed the commission of crime and on their disclosure stolen property (Sports items including Cricket kits and Bats) were recovered from different locations and the load carrier bearing registration number PB10FV4078 which was used in the commission of crime has also been seized, the spokesman added.
Further investigation of the case is still going on.