Illegal extraction & transportation of minerals

Police seizes 4 vehicles; arrested 3 drivers in Baramulla


Srinagar, July 05 (KIP)-Cracking a whip on illegal mining & transportation of minerals, police have seized 04 vehicles and arrested 03 drivers in Baramulla.
Police parties under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg/ Kreeri assisted by SHO PS Tangmarg, Kreeri & Kunzer seized 4 vehicles (2 Tippers, 2 Tractors) & arrested 3 drivers involved in illegal extraction/ transportation of minerals at Shrai, Shrakwara & Utikoo areas of Baramulla. They have been identified as Gh Rasool Malik son of Gh Mohd, Ab Rashid Malik son of Gh Mohd both residents of Pariswani Kunzer & Noor Mohd Chopan son of Mohd Akbar resident of Saloosa Kreeri.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Tangmarg, Kunzer & Kreeri and investigations taken up.
People are requested not to indulge in any kind of illegal mining activities from any Nallah/River, as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law.