SRINAGAr: Police in Bandipora have seized six vehicles used in transportation of raw materials illegally extracted during different raids in Handwara.
Police teams from Police Station Bandipora and Police Post Ajas along with the teams of Mining & Geology department conducted raids on different Nallah/Streams across the district to check illegal extraction and transportation of raw materials.
During the raids, six vehicles (tippers) were seized from Turkpora Bandipora and SK Bala Ajas. These vehicles were being used in transportation of raw materials illegally extracted. The drivers managed to flee from the spot and efforts are on to nab them.
In this connection legal proceedings under relevant sections of law against the violators have been initiated and further investigation has been taken up.
Bandipora Police requests the people of the area not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules.
Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.