‘Robber Posing Himself as Gunman Arrested in Rajpora Pulwama’

‘Robber Posing Himself as Gunman Arrested in Rajpora Pulwama’

Pulwama, Nov 8 (GNS): Police on Monday said to have arrested a robber posing himself as gunman in Rajpora in south Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

The police in a statement to GNS said that a few days ago Police Station Rajpora Pulwama received a complaint from some inhabitants of Rajpora and other adjacent areas that some unknown gunman has been roaming in the area who has been extorting money and other belongings from the people during night time.

Accordingly police through its social outreach segment bewared people to stay alert and help the police to nab the culprit. Subsequently yesterday late evening the culprit was nailed down at Hanjan Bala by police and public, the statement reads.

“As per details a person entered into the house of one Ghulam Nabi Waggay son of Mohd Abdullah, resident of Hanjan Bala and asked the family members to switch off the lights and keep quiet. Daughter-in- law of the house owner began to obstruct the culprit, reacting to which culprit who was holding a small gun and wearing a hiding cloth on his head started beating her ruthlessly. On this whole family alerted other people in neighbourhood and called for help. The culprit got frightened and tried to flee from the scene but people reacted instantly and called up Police for help and in the meanwhile police party arrived and arrested the culprit and ascertained his whereabouts. The extortionist/robber was identified as Amir Majid Mir son of Ab Majid Mir, a resident of Rajpora”, the statement reads.

To this effect a case FIR NO 204/ 2021 under sections.457, 383, 506, 342 and 323 IPC has been registered and further investigation taken up to dig the relevant facts, the statement reads.

Everyone has been hailing the act done in a joint collaboration between police and public, the statement concludes. (GNS)