3 arrested, stolen livestock worth over 5 lakhs recovered in Peeri, Rajouri

In a successful operation, the Jammu and Kashmir Police in Peeri, Rajouri, have cracked a case of stolen livestock and apprehended three individuals involved in the crime. The stolen animals, valued at over five lakh rupees, have also been recovered.

On February 25, 2024, Ishfaq Ahmed, a resident of Chambitrar Kotranka, reported the theft of his sheep and goats from his residence. Following his complaint, an FIR (First Information Report) numbered 18/2024 under Sections 457, 380, and 34 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered at the Peeri Police Post.

The investigation, led by Incharge Police Post Peeri, PSI Chander Kant, and supervised by SHO Kandi Shakeel Manhas, yielded significant leads. Based on this information, the police team apprehended three individuals who confessed to their involvement in the theft.

Upon their disclosure, a total of 31 animals, including 23 sheep and 8 goats, were recovered. The estimated value of the recovered livestock exceeds five lakh rupees.

The investigation into the case is ongoing, and the police anticipate further recoveries as they continue their inquiries.