1 person arrested for illegal extraction of minerals in Budgam

1 person arrested for illegal extraction  of minerals in Budgam
Police

Srinagar: Acting tough against illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police have arrested one person and seized 3 vehicles in Budgam.

A police party of Police Station Khansahib during overnight naka checking at Dreygam Khansahib seized 3 vehicles (Tractors) and arrested one accused person for illegal extraction and transportation of minerals.

However, upon seeing the police party, 2 persons left behind their tractors and fled away from the spot. The arrested person has been identified as Lateef Ahmed Ganie son of Ghulam Rasool Ganie resident of Banderpora. He has been shifted to the police station where he remains in custody.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 191/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation was taken up.

“Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt with as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighborhood with their concerned police units,” police said.

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