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3 persons arrested in Kulgam for illegal transportation of minerals

12:40 AM Apr 04, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
3 persons arrested in kulgam for illegal transportation of minerals
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Kulgam, Apr 3: Cracking a whip on illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized three vehicles and arrested their drivers in Kulgam.

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A Police party led by IC PP Mirbazar seized three vehicles (Tippers) at Mirbazar Chowk and arrested their drivers for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. The accused drivers have been identified as Muzaffar Ahmad Lone, resident of Shankarpora Dooru, Anantnag, Mohammad Aarif Dar, resident of Hetiwara Lethpora, Awantipora and Aadil Ahmad Lone, resident of Shankarpora Dooru, Anantnag. They have been shifted to Police Station Qazigund where they remain in custody.

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Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 97/2024 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Qazigund and investigation has been initiated.

"People are requested not to indulge in any kind of illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is a violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law," police said.

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