Budgam/Sept,9: Police on Thursday said that it has arrested four persons and also seized two vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
In a statement issued on Thursday police said ” a police party of Police Station Chadoora have arrested four persons and seized two vehicles (Tipper & JCB) involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from government land at Hayatpora Nagam area of Chadoora and have been identified as Nadeem Ahmad Paul resident of Hardochati Checkpora, Hilal Ahmad Teli resident of Wathora, Mohafiz Ahmad Chopan resident of Malapora and Nissar Ahmad Yatoo resident of Hayatpora”. “The above named accused have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody”, reads the police statement further, adding therein that “a case vide FIR No. 148/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Chadoora and investigation set into motion”.
Appealing people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules, police in it’s statement warned that people found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law and urged people not to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.