Srinagar, Apr 24 : Jammu and Kashmir police solved a burglary case with the arrest of an accused in Srinagar. Jewellery and cash were recovered from their possession, a police spokesman said on Wednesday. He said one Showkat Ahmad Jan, resident of Aarbal, Shalimar reported in police station Harwan that on February 13, 2019, he locked his house and left for Delhi along with his family.
However, when he returned yesterday, he found cash and jewellery kept in a locker missing. Accordingly, a case FIR No. 08/2019 U/S 457,380 RPC was registered and investigation taken up, the spokesman added. An investigation team headed by Station House Officer (SHO) Harwan Zafar Iqbal questioned one person who was working as domestic help in the house few months back.
He said after sustained questioning, suspect confessed to the crime and all the stolen jewellery, including two golden sets with three pairs of golden earrings and a cash of Rs 175000 and 2900 USD were recovered on the confession of the accused. The accused was arrested in the instant case.He said the case was solved within six hours of its registration. (UNI)