Uri (Baramulla), April 24: Burglars have struck at least six shops and decamped with cash and commodities here in Uri town of this north-Kashmir’s district on intervening Friday and Saturday.
Reports reaching news agency said that at least six shops were found broke open with cash and commodities gone missing.
The burglars, as alleged by the shopkeepers, have looted rupees 10,000 and at least then pieces of waist-coats from a shop – ‘Al-Falah’ in the town.
Another Kiryana (merchandise) shop belonging to one Azad Ahmad Beigh has been looted of commodities worth thousands, they said.
The other shops ransacked during the act, as per the shopkeepers, include Pic-to-Pac Readymade – Garment Shop, Zameer Khan Meat – Beef Dealer, Parray Matting and Furniture, Manzoor Banday – Vegetable and fruit dealer.
Meanwhile expressing their aghast, the traders’ community has urged police to taken stringent action against the persons found involved in the act.
When contacted, a police official concerned told a news agency that a case under relevant sections of law has been registered and further investigations taken up. gns