Police arrests 11 persons along with vehicles for illegal extraction of minerals in Budgam

Srinagar: Acting tough against the elements involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police in Budgam have arrested 11 persons and seized 11 vehicles involved in the commission of crime.
Police Station Beerwah received an information about illegal extraction and transportation of minerals from government land at Bonhama. Accordingly, police party of Police Station Beerwah raided the specific location and seized 11 tippers (bearing registration numbers JK05B-3056, JK04-7055, JK02S-9043, JK02AV-9170, JK04A-6187, JK05B-4809, JK04B-0218, JK05A-5664, JK05B-2374, JKO8F-6325 & JK04A-2260). The accused drivers were also arrested and have been identified as Shahnawaz Ali Hajam resident of Labartal, Mohd Imran Shah resident of Hajibagh Budgam, Suhail Ahmad Baba resident of Hajibagh Budgam, Firdous Ahmad Rather resident of Bemina Khumani Chowk, Nazim Hussain resident of Pallar Budgam, Nisar Abbas resident of Shalina Budgam, Gazanfar Ali Rather resident of Hasnain Coloney Ichgam, Shabir Ahmad Wani resident of Zurigund Budgam, Shafayat Hussain Dar resident of Reshipora Budgam, Farooq Ahmad Rah resident of Nundresh Colony Bemina and Javid Ahmad Ganie resident of Heeuder Budgam.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 146/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Beerwah and investigation set into motion.
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 their concerned police units.


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