Srinagar: Police in Baramulla on Monday claimed to have arrested two thieves and recovered stolen property price lakhs from their possession.
In a press launch, a police spokesperson mentioned that whereas probing a number of instances of theft and automobile theft inside the jurisdiction of Police Station Kunjar, the police arrested a “identified thief” of Tangmarg space – Abdul Majeed Lone, son of Ghulam Ahmad Lone, Resident Chekthan Chanpora Tangmarg.
The spokesman mentioned that the accused individual was hiding at totally different locations to keep away from arrest, who was lastly arrested from Gulabdaji village on 06 November
Throughout interrogation, the accused confessed that he’s concerned in these incidents of theft together with one other individual recognized as Basharat Ahmad Bhat, son of Ghulam Ahmad Bhat of Gund Hassi Bhat Srinagar. Bhat was additionally arrested.
Throughout interrogation, the duo revealed that to cover their legal actions and eliminate the stolen property with out being uncovered, they’ve opened a workshop at Diver’s Crossing in Meergund space of Pattan.
Within the workshop, they disassembled the stolen autos into elements after which bought them as scrap or used them in autos that got here to them for repairs.
The spokesman mentioned that on his disclosure, the police recovered stolen property price lakhs of rupees, which included spare elements, elements of stolen autos, copper utensils, engine oil and so on.