Poonch Police in Mendhar sub division of the district worked out three different theft cases and recovered cash to the tune of 1.6 lakh rupees and gold worth lakhs.
Special police teams at Police Station Mendhar under the supervision of SDPO Mendhar, Sheezan Bhat were constituted and the team led by SHO Mendhar, Inspector Nayaz Ahmed assisted by PSIs Gulshan Partap and Venkatesh after scrutinising CCTV cameras and through technical evidences arrested the accused namely:
- Abbas Khan S/O Ayub Khan R/0 Potha Surankote
- Zariyat Hussain S/O Munavar Hussain R/0 Potha Surankote
- Mohd Nazarat S/O Mohd Yousuf R/0 Banpat Poonch
These accused are involved in case FIR no 130/2022 u/s 454,380, FIR no 132/2022 u/s 457, 380 and FIR no 161/2022 of police station Mendhar.
During questioning, these accused confessed of their involvement in the crime and on his disclosure the stolen cash and gold items were recovered.
The overall arrest and recoveries were made under the supervision of AdSP Poonch Mushim Ahmed and SSP Poonch Rohit Baskotra.