Stolen loaded truck recovered, two held

On June 5, 2016, one Inderjeet singh son of Rajinder Singh of Shiva Colony lodged a written complaint that his truck bearing registration number JK02N -3866 which was parked opposite D.MART store Kunjwani Bye Pass. On his truck a Genset of Sudhir Company costing 17 lakhs was loaded. The truck was bound for Srinagar.
The complainant parked his truck and went to his home Shiva colony adjacent D MART Store. In the morning when he returned to take his vehicle, he found the truck along with Genset missing. On receipt of this complaint case FIR No 61 U/S 379 RPC was registered and investigation started.
During investigation, several teams were dispatched to various areas and finally one Raj Kumar son of Munshi Ram of Sonal Bajalta, District Udhampur was picked up for questioning and on his disclosure truck along with Genset was recovered.
During investigation it came to fore that the accused Raj Kumar is a habitual truck lifter and during questioning confessed that prior to this he had lifted one more truck from Police Station Bagh-e-Bahu bearing registration number JK02R 6733 (Case FIR No 58/2016) P/S Bagh-e-Bahu two trucks from the jurisdiction of Police Post Narwal Police Station Bahu Fort (case FIR No82/2015 and 239/2015) Police Station Bahu Fort and one truck from the jurisdiction of Police Post Gadigarh.
On the disclosure of the accused four tyres of trucks, two batteries, two rims of tyres, jack and other material were recovered from one Joginder Pal son of Tunda Ram of Tirad District Samba. The said tyres were sold by the accused Raj Kumar to Joginder Pal and accordingly Joginder Pal was also booked U/S 411 RPC and arrested (receiver of the stolen property). Further investigation is in progress and more recoveries likely.

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