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6 vehicles laden with illegal minerals seized

01:14 AM Mar 25, 2024 IST | GK NEWS SERVICE
6 vehicles laden with illegal minerals seized
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Srinagar, Mar 24: Acting tough against the elements involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have arrested 6 persons and seized 6 vehicles in Kulgam and Baramulla.

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In Kulgam, a Police party of Police Post Mirbazar during Naka checking at Mirbazar Chowk intercepted 2 vehicles (Tractors) bearing registration number JK18-5362 and Chassis no MBNBF52ACLD91775 loaded with illegally extracted minerals. The accused drivers identified as Irshad Ahmad Naikoo and Shahnawaz Ahmad Naikoo, both residents of Chadder Khrewan, were arrested and the vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized.

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In Baramulla, a Police party assisted by Incharge PP Delina under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla seized 2 tippers, 2 tractors and arrested 4 drivers involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. They have been identified as Maroof Ahmad Sofi , Abdul Majeed Sofi, both residents of Juhama Baramulla, Irfan Hussain Malla resident of Hanjiwera Payeen and Mukhtiyar Ahmad Khan resident of Boniyar.

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