4 arrested for illegal extraction , transportation of minerals : Police

4 arrested for illegal extraction , transportation of minerals : Police
Photo: Jammu and Kashmir Police Department

Srinagar, Oct 16 :Police in Ganderbal arrested four persons allegedly involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Ganderbal. Four vehicles were also seized.

A police spokesman said officers from police station Kheerbawani under the supervision of DySPHqrsGanderbal and DySp DAR Ganderbal seized four vehicles which were during extraction and transportation of sand illegally extracted in District Ganderbal. Four drivers were also arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. They were identified as Nazir Ahmad Dar resident of Kondbal, Muzaffar Ahmad Dar resident of Gangerhama, Fayaz Ahmad Shah resident of ChekYangoora and Ishfaq Ahmad Mir resident of Gulabagh.

Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah 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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