3 persons arrested for illegal transportation of minerals in Baramulla

Baramulla, Nov 21: Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized 3 vehicles and arrested 3 persons in Baramulla.

A police party under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg assisted by SHO PS Tangmarg seized 3 vehicles (Tippers) and arrested 3 persons (Drivers) at Shrai Tangmarg for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. The accused drivers have been identified as Mohd Shafi Ganie resident of Reram, Ab Rashid Sheikh resident of Hoom and Hilal Ahmad Bhat resident of Atipora Kunzar. They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Tangmarg and investigation has been taken up.

“Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt with as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with their concerned police units,” police said.

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