B’gam: Police on Wednesday said that it has arrested four persons and also seized 4 vehicles involved in the commission of crime in Budgam.
In a police statement issued on Wednesday officers from Police Station Magam arrested four persons and seized four vehicles including one JCB and 3 tippers for their involvement in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals from Govt land at Radbugh Magam, stating therein further that the accused persons have been identified as Mohammad Qasim Malik son of Gh Ahmad resident of Chair, Waseem Ahmad Wani son of Ab Majid resident of Panzinara, Younis Ahmad Bhat son of Mohd Abdullah resident of Khawaja GundKhag and Zubair Ahmed Wani son of Abdul Rasheed Wani resident of Mujgund Parimpora. Stating that the above named accused have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody, Police in its statement further said that a case vide FIR No. 80/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Magam and investigation set into motion.
In the concluding para of it’s statement police said that people found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law and urged residents of the area to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.