3 thieves arrested, stolen property worth several lakhs recovered
Gangyal police under Operation Meghdoot arrested three thieves and recovered stolen property worth several lakhs from their possession.
As per police sources, on May 3 this year, a written complaint was lodged by Gurmukh Singh, son of Harbans Singh of Lower Jallo Chak with police station Gangyal stating that some unknown miscreants entered into his house during the intervening night of May 2 and 3 and decamped cash, gold ornaments and mobile phones.
Acting over the complaint, a case under FIR Number 36/17 under Section 457 and 380 RPC was registered at Gangyal police station and hunt was launched to nab the thieves.
Based on some reliable information, a team from Gangyal police station picked up some suspected and during questioning three of them broke down and confessed that they had committed the theft.
All the three persons identified as Ram Kumar alias Ramu, son of Gopi Chand of Khordi tehsil Arnas district Reasi, Dervinder Singh, son of Bal Krishan of Kothi Bathiania, district Ramban and Mohammad Tariq, son of Mohammad Aslam of Katra Bhagta, district Reasi have been taken into custody.
On their disclosure, stolen property including Rs 3 lakh cash, 2 gold rings, 1 pair tops, 5 LEDs/LCDs, 1 laptop, 5 mobile phones, 2 cameras, one motorcycle and 2 gas cylinders were recovered.
Further questioning of the accused is going on to ascertain their involvement in other theft cases.
Police team led by SHO Gangyal SI Nayat Ali and Incharge Greater Kailash police post SI Vijay Sharma made the arrest under the supervision of SDPO South Mohammad Rafiq Manhas and SP South Sandeep Choudhary.
Death of teenage girl sparks protest in Pulwama
Pulwama: A teenage girl has died under mysterious conditions at Ratnipora village in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district after she returned home from a Jammu and Kashmir bank branch.
Insha daughter of Bashir Ahmad Sofi, a resident of Kharbhatpora area of Ratnipora died at her home after she returned from Jammu and Kashmir bank branch located at the village.
The relatives of the deceased said that after returning from the bank her health conditions deteriorated and she started vomiting.
“We immediately rushed her to district hospital Pulwama,” said a cousin of the deceased who identified himself as Riyaz Ahmad Sofi.
He said that a bank employee at the bank branch attempted to molest her. “When she resisted the molestation bid the bank employee kicked her,” Riyaz said.
Dr. Abdul Rashid Para, Medical Superintendant district hospital Pulwama said that the girl had died in the way.
“She was brought dead at the hospital,” he said. The relatives of the deceased said that she died due to cardiac arrest.
However, Dr. Para said that the cause of death was not ascertained. “The cause of death can be ascertained through autopsy,” he said, adding they received no request for the autopsy from the parents of the deceased.
When branch manager, J and K Bank Ratnipora Ashiq Hussain was contacted he feigned ignorance with the matter.
“The incident happened outside the bank branch,” he said, adding that he can’t say what happened.
“Let police inquire into the matter, they will find what actually happened,” he said.
Senior superintendent of police Pulwama, Mohammad Aslam chowdhry said that he has sent a team to the spot to investigate the matter.
The accused has been taken into police custody, he said, adding that there are allegations of molestation against the accused. “The allegations are matter of investigation, my team is investigating the case,” he said.