Illegal extraction, transportation of minerals
Srinagar: Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have arrested six persons and seized six vehicles in Budgam and Baramulla.
In Budgam, a police party of Police Station Budgam during naka checking at Sebdan Crossing intercepted 02 trippers bearing registration numbers JK01K-8363 and JK01AL-6214 who were carrying illegally excavated minerals. Subsequently, both the vehicles were seized and 02 persons (drivers of the said vehicles) were arrested on spot for their involvement in the commission of crime. They have been identified as Ghulam Mohammad Mir son of Ghulam Mohi-ud-din Mir resident of Qadipora and Muzamil Bilal son of Bilal Ahmad Wani resident of Nasrullapora.
In Baramulla, Police have arrested 4 persons and seized 4 vehicles for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. Officers from PP Palhallan under the supervision of SDPO Pattan seized two tractors and arrested two persons at Dargam Nallah Palhallan. Both the drivers have been identified as Jahangir Ahmad Magloo son of Abdul Majeed Magloo resident of Bangdara Kreeri & Abdul Majeed Rather son of Ghulam Mohd Rather resident of Nehalpora Pattan. Similarly, at Khore Sherabad Pattan, a police party of PP Kungamdara seized 2 Tractors and arrested two drivers identified as Shabir Ahmad Wani son of Ab Gani Wani & Fayaz Ahmad Ganie son of Gh Hassan Ganie, both residents of Shirpora Pattan for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals.
“All the arrested 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,” police said.