Samba, July 3: Police has solved four theft cases registered at Police Station Ghagwal and has affected the arrest of four persons and recovered stolen items including cash worth Rs 12.5 lakhs approximately.

A number of written complaints were lodged at Police Post Rajpura (PS Ghagwal) by the various complainants regarding the house thefts occurring in the JD of Rajpura area of PS Ghagwal.

Acting over the complaints, four FIRs vide FIR No. 76/2024 u/s 454/380 IPC, FIR No.77/2024 u/s 454/380 IPC, FIR no.94/2024 u/s 454/380 IPC, FIR no. 95/2024 u/s 454/380/511/427 IPC got registered at Police Station Ghagwal through PP Rajpura.

Police team headed by SHO Police Station Ghagwal and Incharge PP Rajpura led by DySP Hqrs Samba under the overall supervision of SSP Samba was constituted and investigation got started.
Police team raided various places and zeroed in many suspects for questioning. While using physical and technical aid and after strenuous efforts, Police apprehended persons namely Rohit Chouhan @ Labbu S/o Anchal Singh R/o Chack Haria tehsil MarheenDistt Kathua, Sahil Kumar S/o Janak Raj R/o Chack Wazir Chand Tehsil Marheen Distt Kathua, Akash Kumar S/o Khem Raj R/o Chack Haria Tehsil Marheen Distt Kathua.
They disclosed the name of another person namely Neeraj Luthra S/o Maharaj Krishan R/o W.No.04 Kathua who was the receiver of the stolen property. He was also apprehended and later he confessed that he had received the stolen property from above three accused.

In total, Police recovered stolen property including 16 tolas of gold, 40 tolas of silver ornaments and cash amounting Rs. 81,500/-.

Further investigation of the case is going on.