Jammu and Kashmir

Four persons arrested for Illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Kashmir

Srinagar, 15 Feb (KS): Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police have seized 04 vehicles and arrested 04 persons in Baramulla and Budgam.

A Police Spokesperson in a statement issued to The Kashmir Scroll said that in Baramulla, a police party of PS Kunzer under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg during naka checking at Chichiloora Kunzer seized two vehicles (Tippers) for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals at Chichiloora Kunzer.

The two accused drivers identified as Adil Ahmad Shah son of Ali Mohammad resident of Takia Gonipora and Abdul Hamid Mir son of Mohd Shaban Mir resident of Mangloora were also arrested.

In Budgam, Police Station Beerwah received an information that some persons were extracting soil from government land at Budgam area of district Budgam.

On receipt of this information, a police party of police station Beerwah swung into the action & seized two soil laden tractors from the specific spot and also arrested the both drivers. They have been identified as Shabir Ahmad Malik resident of Soibugh and Mukhtar Ahmad Dar son of Muhammad Maqbool resident of Nasrullahpora.

All the accused persons have been shifted to respective police stations where they remain in custody. Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective police stations and investigation has been initiated.—(KS)

KS Webdesk

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