Doda Police Solved theft Case within a Couple of Hours; RS 80,000 Recovered 

During the intervening night of 19/20th of June, 2017, some burglars  broke open the shutters of two shops and one ATM in Doda town. Upon the receipt of this information through reliable source, SHO P/S Doda  Inspr. Raghbir Singh and I/C PP DH Doda, SI Ashiq Husain visited the spot and enquired from different people at different locations. Finally they came to know that the burglars have succeeded in breaking open the shutters of two shops belonging to  Yawar Zaffer Butt under the name and style of  Yawar Readymade Garments located Near District Library Doda and Riaz Ahmed Thokar. After broking open the upper part of ATM of HDFC, but dismantled the upper part of ATM and did not succeed in opening the locker of ATM. The burglars succeeded in decamping with Rs  80,000/- from the shop of Yawar Zaffer Butt. During the course of investigation, Doda Police rounded up some suspects for questioning. During sustained interrogation, one suspect  namely  Jaffer Hussain S/o Abdul Hamid Mir R/o Beoli Doda  confessed that he has committed the offence and decamped with Rs 80,000/- from the shop of Yawar Zaffar Butt. On his confession, the recovery of Rs 80,000/- was effected as well as the weapon of offence i.e., hammer, screw driver, iron rod etc.  Further the accused confessed that by virtue of  being an electrician by profession, he has installed more than 250 CCTV Cameras in Doda town. He used to  snap the wire of the CCTV cameras before committing the offence to avoid himself from the gaze of the camera. In this regard, a case FIR No 134/2017 U/S 457/380 RPC has been  registered at P/S Doda and investigation was started. Accused namely  Jaffer Hussain S/o Abdul Hamid Mir R/o Beoli Doda has been taken into Police custody for further investigation and his involvement in other theft/robbery cases can’t be ruled out.  It is pertinent to mention here that the same accused has confessed that he had made  abortive attempts to break open the shutters of J&K Bank and HDFC Bank located in Doda town a month before.
                         The general public of Doda town have appreciated the prompt act of Doda Police in solving  the burglary  case within a couple of hours.  This all has been done by the hectic efforts of SI Ashiq Hussain I/C  PP DH Doda and SHO P/S Doda  Inspr. Raghbir Singh, under the supervision of  Dy. SP Hqrs Doda Shri. Iftkhar Ahmed  under the overall supervision  SSP Doda Shri. Mohammad Shabir, KPS.