Police arrested 2 burglars; stolen property worth lakhs recovered in Srinagar

Srinagar: Police on Thursday claimed to have solved a theft case when they arrested two burglars and recovered stolen goods worth lakhs in down town Srinagar, officials said.
Police said there were reported incidents of theft in and around down town Srinagar since the last several weeks and today Police Post Banmohalla achieved a massive success when they apprehended two thieves and recovered huge storage of stolen goods worth lakhs.
The stolen goods include blankets, electronic gadgets and other items including eatables.
Police had been looking for tracing these incidents of thefts and after analysis of CCTV footage and leads by traders, police finally managed to nab the thieves.
The accused have been identified as Farooq Ahmad Peer a resident of Chokkibal Kupwara and Mukhtar Ahmad Bhat of Qaziyar Zainakadal.
Further investigation has been set into motion and more arrests and recoveries are expected in the coming days, Police said
Police urgent citizens who can afford to install CCTVs at their shops, business establishments & houses which will help in solving crimes of thefts etc.

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