Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized 05 vehicles and arrested 05 persons in North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
A Police spokesperson said that a police party headed by Incharge PP Kungamdara and Incharge PP Mirgund under the supervision of SDPO Pattan Shri Mohd Nawaz-JKPS seized three vehicles (tractors) and arrested three persons at Kanisuth Colony Mirgund & Goom Ahmadpora Pattan for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. The accused drivers have been identified as Sajad Ahmad Bhat son of Gh Ahmad Bhat resident of Khanpeth, Javid Ahmad Khan son of Assadullah Khan resident of Singhpora and Rayees Ahmad Wani son of Gh Hassan Wani resident of Goom Ahmadpora.
“Similarly, officers from Police Station Kreeri under the supervision of SDPO Kreeri Shri Khalid Ashraf-JKPS seized 2 vehicles (tractors) and arrested two persons identified as Muneer Ahmad Dar son of Nazir Ahmad & Muneer Ahmad Ganie son of Gh Mohiuddin Ganie, both residents of Shrakwara, at Shrakwara Kreeri for illegally extracting and transportation of minerals”, he said.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in respective Police Stations and investigation have been initiated.