Baramulla: Acting tough against illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized 2 tractors and arrested 2 persons in Baramulla.
A Police Party under the supervision of SDPO Pattan, Mohammad Nawaz, assisted by IC PP Palhallan arrested 2 persons and seized 2 tractors involved in the illegal extraction and transportation of minerals at Dargam Nallah Palhallan.
They have been identified as Mohd Yousuf Ganie resident of Andergam and Bilal Ahmad Dar resident of Naidkhai.
Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Pattan and further investigation has been initiated.
“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.