Baramulla, Feb 6: Cracking a whip on illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized 2 vehicles and arrested 2 drivers in Baramulla.
Police parties headed by SHO PS Kunzer under the supervision of SDPO Tangmarg seized 2 vehicles (Tippers) and arrested 2 drivers, involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals at Kunzer and Lalpora Baramulla.
The accused drivers have been identified as Fayaz Ahmad Khan resident of Treran Tangmarg and Hilal Ahmad Lone resident of Singhpora Pattan.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered in Police Station Kunzer and further 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.