One held over illegal mining , transportation of raw materials in Handwara

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Police on Thursday claimed that they have arrested one person who was involved in illegal mining activities and transportation of raw materials and his vehicle was also seized.

As per Police spokesman, the officers from Police Post Langate arrested one person and seized his vehicle bearing registration number JK03G-4560 which was being used to transport raw materials illegally extracted from the Nallah Mawar.

The accused person has been identified as Javid Ahmad Mir son of Nazir Ahmad Mir resident of Gulgam Kupwara. He has been shifted to police station where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 77/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Handwara and further investigation has been initiated.

The Police have requested people of area not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nalla as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law.

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