Gang of burglars busted in north Kashmir: Police


Bandipora, Police on Thursday claimed to have busted a gang of burglars involved in various cases of theft in north Kashmir areas.

Talking to reporters here, SP Bandipora, Zulfikar Azad said that the gang was active for quite some time in these areas and had looted goods worth lakhs of rupees.

He said eight persons involved in various thefts in Sopore, Bandipora and other North Kashmir areas have been arrested so far.

“During the course of investigation they admitted that they were involved in various theft related incidents in North Kashmir areas. We have recovered stolen goods worth Rs 5 lakh from them. Two vehicles have also been recovered,” he said.

Azad said that a case FIR no. 03 of 2017 u/S 457, 380 RPC has been registered and further investigation is going on.