Police averts ATM theft incident in Kathua, arrests the thief


KATHUA: Billawar Police in an exemplary action averted ATM theft incident in Billawar town and saved bank money, apprehended one notorious thief.

The incident took place in the intervening night when a notorious thief namely Bhushan Kumar, S/o Punnu Ram, R/o Dhar Mahanpur Kathua attempted to break open the ATM machine installed in main market of Billawar town to loot the money. But alert team of Billawar Police led by Inspector Vijay SHO PS Billawar under the supervision of Ravinder Singh SDPO Billawar reacted instantly and arrested the accused.

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Police registered a case FIR no 68/2019 u/s 380, 511 RPC against the accused and investigation set into motion to ascertain his involvement earlier such incidents not only in District Kathua but outside the district also.

Pertinent Billawar Police had already solved two theft cases in which Police apprehended two thieves and recovered cash and gold ornaments.

People of the area highly appreciated the alertness and prompt action of Billawar Police.