13 arrested for illegal transportation of minerals in Bandipora, Budgam

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Srinagar: Acting tough against those involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police have arrested 13 persons and seized 13 vehicles involved in the commission of crime in Bandipora and Budgam.

In Bandipora, a police party of PS Bandipora following information about illegal excavation and transportation of minerals in their jurisdiction, intercepted 5 tippers and 2 tractors loaded with illegally extracted minerals from various nallahas/streams. The vehicles have been seized and their drivers were arrested.

Similarly in Budgam, PS Magam and PS Khansahib conducted raids at Rudbugh and Nallah Arizal respectively and seized 03 tippers, 2 tractors and a JCB involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals.

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