Srinagar, Dec, 24:
Two day time burglaries in Lane-3 Of Ibrahim Colony, of Hyderpora suburb has left residents fear stricken. According to residents burglars first targeted House No:24 on Saturday during day time as the domestic helps were out for a while and today apparently same group of thieves struck at House No:28 after breaking open the main door for the intrusion when there was nobody in the house. The watchman noticed the burglary on returning to the house. In both the burgled houses the thieves broke open wardrobes, almirahs and left everything in a mess. Both houses have suffered extensive damages due to breakage of doors, glass pans besides the unknown number of valuables stolen. The cost of burgled items is being ascertained.

The victims have not reported the burglaries to police keeping in view latter’s poor track record of solving scores of incidents of burglaries in the colony and its neighbouring localities!