Srinagar: Police in Srinagar have arrested a notorious robber involved in several crime cases.
A police official said, on 28/08/2021, Police Station Khanyar received a written complaint from one person namely Santosh Kumar Singh son of Ram Prakash Singh resident of Purnima Shiv Mandir Southwest Delhi stating therein that near victory crossing Khanyar an unknown person driving car bearing registration number GA03-3531 forced him to withdraw ₹4000 from ATM located at JLNM Hospital Rainawari and also took away his cash amount of ₹5000.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 69/2021 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Khanyar and investigation was initiated.
“During the course of investigation, officers using modern techniques including analysis of CCTV footages were able to identify accused person involved in the commission of crime. He has been identified as Imtiyaz Ahmed Dar son of Ghulam Mohammed Dar resident of Bagh-e-Mehtab Srinagar. After strenuous efforts, the accused person has been arrested near Khayam Chowk, Srinagar,” the official said.
“During the further course of investigation, it came to know that the accused arrested person is also involved in several cases including case FIR No. 70/2021 of Police Station Khanyar, case FIR No.33/2021 of Police Station Nowhatta, case FIR No. 69/2021 of Police Station MR Gunj and case FIR No. 178/2021 of Police Station Safakadal,” the official added.
During questioning it also came to know that the accused person used to steal vehicles and then use the same for robbing truckers and taxi drivers during the wee hours by threatening them with knife. He further revealed that he has also stolen 04 vehicles, 01 motorcycle, extorted cash amount of Rs 55,400 and 04 mobile phones during the past few days.