Jammu, Nov 14: Jammu Police Tuesday solved a jewellery shop theft case within less than 12 hours and arrested two notorious thieves who had looted gold and silver ornaments worth around Rs 69 lakhs on the night of Diwali.
SSP Jammu Dr Vinod Kumar, in a press conference this evening, said that the teams of Police Station City worked tirelessly to nab the culprits, who had broken into a shop in the city and decamped with about 1.163 kg of gold and 3.64 kg of silver.
“The police teams collected CCTV footage, tracked the movement of the suspects and identified their modus operandi,” he said.
The accused have been identified as Shafadu, son of Mohd Furqan and Vicky, son of Sham Lal.
“A case under FIR No. 71/2023 U/S 457,380 IPC was registered at Police station City and the accused were arrested. The police also recovered stolen ornaments worth Rs 68 lakhs from their possession and more recoveries are expected,” SSP Jammu said.
The case was cracked under the supervision of SP North Kulbir Handa assisted by SDPO North Sunil Kumar Kesar and SHO City SI Mohinder Singh, it was informed.