J&K Police today solved a burglary case by arresting three people for committing the crime at the warehouse of Parvaiz Ahmad BhatS/O Ghulam Ahmad Bhat, a resident of Iqbal Abad Batmaloo. Police station Batmaloo had received a complaint on the 18th of this month about a burglary at the complainant’s warehouse located at Iqbal Abad opposite Govt. degree college Bemina during the intervening night of 17th/18th October.
Accordingly, a case FIR No: 145/2020 U/S 457, 380 IPC was registered and after conducting investigations and through due procedures, one suspect, identified asMuzaffarAhamd Dar S/O Ghulam Mohammad Dar, a resident ofHanjiveraReshiporaPattan, was taken in for questioning.
During questioning, the suspect revealed the whole plot and informed on his two other accomplices, who along withMuzaffar had conducted reconnaissance of the warehouse and planned and committed the burglary by breaking the locks of the warehouse. The two accomplices were identified as Imran Hussain MirS/O Manzoor Ahmad Mir R/O KakarporaMirgundPattan Baramulla andGulshanAbass alias Hashimalias Lala,S/O Ghulam Mustafa Mir R/O GundHassibhatParimpora Srinagar.
Police thereafter arrested Imran Hussain Mir, while as Gulshan Abbas is still absconding. Upon his arrest, Imran also corroborated the events narrated by Muzaffar, as well as confessed to having struck a deal with a wholesale shopkeepernamelyManzoor Ahmad KhandayS/O Abdul GaffarKhanday, a resident of NarabalGhat for selling the stolen items.
Further investigations revealed that stolen items worth around Rs 18 Lacs were sold to the shopkeeper for an amount of Rs 5, 80,000, out of whichRs 1, 80,000had been paid to the burglars by the shopkeeper.
The arrested duo later led the police party to the shop of Manzoor Ahmad where the stolen items were recovered. The search for the fourth suspect is underway. These burglars are also being investigated for their possible involvement in other crimes of similar nature.