Gunmen Loot Rs 1.59 Lakh From Petrol Pump In Shopian

Srinagar: Three pistol-borne gunmen looted burglars looted of over Rs 1.59 lakhs from a petrol pump in Shopian while burglars broke open donation box at venerated shrine of Hazrat Sheikh Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani in Khanyar area of Srinagar and decamped with unknown amount of cash last night, officials said on Thursday.

A police official told GNS that 3 pistol-borne persons forcibly took away cash of 159021 during night hours from a filling station at Harmain in southern Shopian district. He said a case has been registered and investigations taken up after a complaint was filed with the concerned police station.

Meanwhile, official sources said that burglars broke the donation box at the shrine Syed Abdul Qadir Jeelani, popularly known as ‘Dastgeer Sahib’ and decamped with the unknown amount of cash donated by the people.

Station House Officer of Khanyar confirmed the incident and told GNS that a case has been registered and investigations have been launched. (GNS)

 

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