Srinagar, June 13: Srinagar police had been receiving several complaints of cattle thefts from various areas of district Srinagar.
Accordingly, a police party from Police Station Nigeen in its recent acton against cattle thieves achieved a major break-through when one thief was caught red handed while rustling cattle from Habak area. Subsequently, he was arrested and later two more thieves were also arrested. The trio were identified as Huzair Ahmad Khanday son of Akbar Khanday, Asif Ahmad Khanday son of Jalal-u-din Khanday resident of Nowbugh Gulab Bagh Ganderbal and Ali Mohmad Wani son of late Gh. Ahmad Wani resident Guzarbal Ganderbal.
During investigations, the officers learnt of their involvement in cattle thefts from the areas of Zakura, Nigeen and Soura.
Stolen cattle were recovered from them and more arrests and recoveries are expected.
A case FIR No.52/2019 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Nigeen.