Three individuals from Delhi have been arrested in reference to the housebreaking of cell phones from Srinagar with objects value Rs 26 lakh recovered from them, police mentioned.
Addressing a press convention, Srinagar senior police official Haseeb Mughal mentioned the investigation of the case went on for the final two months.
Giving particulars, the Mr Mughal mentioned shopkeeper Mohammad Amir Malik, a resident of Deviangan Hawal space of town, lodged a grievance in Nowhatta police station on July four that some unknown burglars barged into his cell phone store at Gojwara and decamped with cell phones of various manufacturers value lakhs of rupees.
A case was registered and investigation taken up, he mentioned.
In the course of the probe, the companies of forensic science laboratory (FSL) unit in addition to digital surveillance unit have been utilised, the SSP mentioned, including that the tower dump of the world was analysed and IMEI numbers of stolen cell phones placed on surveillance for any lead within the case.
Mr Mughal mentioned an vital clue emerged when a CCTV digital camera of a close-by store recorded three suspects who gave the impression to be scrap collectors coming into the cell store and leaving after someday with some sacks.
On the premise of the CCTV footage, searches have been carried out throughout town in all of the areas with settlements of non-local scrap collectors, he mentioned.
After almost two months, a stolen cell phone turned lively with person location at New Delhi and the subscriber particulars report was discovered as Abdul Razaq Sheikh, a resident of JJ Colony in Bhawana space of Delhi, Mr Mughal mentioned.
To be able to examine the matter, a police occasion headed by an officer was deputed to Delhi and the accused was arrested on September 6 and through questioning, the accused disclosed that he had hidden stolen cell phones at his residence, Mr Mughal mentioned.
On the disclosure of the accused, the police occasion recovered 112 cell phones together with their equipment from the spot, he mentioned.
The accused Razaq was later delivered to Srinagar from New Delhi and once more questioned and revealed names of his two associates as Mohammad Alamin Sheikh alias Faggu Shiekh and Mohammad Jahangir Sheikh – each residents of Madanpur Khadar district in Sarita Vihar space of New Delhi and at current residing in Anantnag district of south Kashmir.
The accused additionally disclosed that few cell phones have been dumped within the rented room of his affiliate Jahangir Sheikh.
Haseeb Mughal mentioned a police occasion was deputed in the direction of Harnag in Anantnag and each the accused have been arrested and 11 stolen cell units seized.
All of the burglars have been put to sustained questioning throughout which they revealed that they used to hold out a recce for his or her targets by posing as scrap collectors.
The Srinagar police was in a position to get well stolen objects value almost Rs 26 lakh from the accused, he mentioned.