Srinagar, 03 April (KB): Police on Sunday said they have arrested six pickpockets from Lal Chowk area of Srinagar City on Sunday evening, officials said.
Police spokesperson as per a statement issued to Kashmir Bulletin–(KB) said that In the past two days two FIRs were registered after two different pick pocketing incidents took place within the jurisdiction of Police station Kothibagh in srinagar.
The spokesperson further said that; acting swiftly police teams were deputed to nab the culprits. After analyses of the modus operandi and hectic efforts, in case FIR No. 22/2022 one lady namely Shameema @Shama age, 57 Yrs R/o Gulab Bagh, Zakoora was been arrested and cash amounting to Rs. 17270 was recovered from her possession.
He also said that, whileas, in another pick-pocketing case under FIR No. 23/2022, five persons namely: Mudasir Bhat R/O Bemina, Nisar Sheikh R/O Drasan Kulgam, Mohd Youqoob Sheikh R/O Hyderpora, Ab Rehman Sheikh R/O Shopian and Ab Rashid Sheikh R/O Yaripora Kulgam were arrested leading to a recovery of Rs. 17180/- from their possession.The total amount recovered is Rs.34450. Further investigation is on in these cases.
Moreover, general public is requested to immediately bring to notice any suspicious activities noticed with regard to such incidents. (Kashmir Bulletin–KB)