6 pick-pockets arrested from Lal Chowk, surroundings areas: Police

Srinagar, Apr 03 (KNS): In the past two days two FIRs were registered after two different pick pocketing incidents took place within the jurisdiction of Police station Kothibagh in Srinagar, police said here on Sunday.

According to a statement, issued to Kashmir News Service (KNS), acting swiftly police teams were deputed to nab the culprits. 
“After analyses of the modus operandi and hectic efforts, in case FIR No. 22/2022 one lady namely Shameema (57) alias Shama of Gulab Bagh, Zakoora was arrested and cash amounting to Rs. 17270 was recovered from her possession,” reads the statement. 
It reads that while as, in another pick-pocketing case under FIR No. 23/2022, five persons namely Mudasir Bhat R/O Bemina, Nisar Sheikh R/O Drasan Kulgam, Mohd Youqoob Sheikh R/O Hyderpora, Ab Rehman Sheikh R/O Shopian and Ab Rashid Sheikh R/O Yaripora Kulgam were arrested leading to a recovery of Rs. 17180/- from their possession.
“The total amount recovered is Rs. 34450. Further investigation is on in these cases.
General public is requested to immediately bring into notice any suspicious activities noticed with regard to such incidents,” it reads. (KNS)

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