Srinagar Police successfully busted and apprehended a gang of burglars on Saturday, who were involved in a series of burglaries and attempts to burglary within the district.
The modus-operandi of the gang was to racee the warehouses and shops in the district and strike in the dead of the night and decamp with valuables especially cigarettes.
The gang would take the help of special implements like bolt-cutters, etc to break open the locks and get access to the go downs without creating much noise.
According to police, the group was technically updated and used to take CCTVs and electronic surveillance equipment alongwith them and dispose it off so as to destroy any sort of video evidence.
In this connection case the accused were charged under IPC Section 457, 380 RPC by Safakadal police.
SSP Srinagar Dr.M. Haseeb Mughal said, the recoveries so far include: Copper utensils of different make, Electronic appliances, igarettes of different brands worth several lakhs. Seized vehicles so far include-Scorpio DL43CNB 5501, Santro JKOIR 2266, Honda City DL7CF 8139 and Maruti DL3CAD 8969
The investigation of the case is going on and more arrests and recoveries are expected, he added.