Illegal mining: 4 vehicles seized

Srinagar: Cracking a whip on illegal mining of minerals at Kunzer Baramulla, Police seized 4 vehicles and arrested 3 drivers, a police spokesman said in a statement.

He said, a Police party under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg assisted by SHO PS Kunzer seized 04 vehicles (01 Tipper & 03 Tractors) & arrested 03 drivers identified as Aijaz Ahmad Bhat son of Ab Ahad resident of Batpora, Bilal Ahmad son of Mohammad Ramzan resident of Karhama & Gh Mohammad son of Gh Mohiuddin resident of Kawoosa.

They were found involved in illegal extraction/ transportation of minerals and accordingly a case FIR under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Kunzer and investigation has been initiated, the spokesman added.

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