Srinagar: Police in Budgam have seized three vehicles for illegal mining and extraction of minerals.
A police press note said, a police party from Police Station Khansahib intercepted and seized three vehicles (two tippers and one JCB machine) for illegal extraction and transportation of minerals. However the accused drivers managed to escape from the spot leaving behind the vehicles. They have been identified as Bilal Ahmad Ganie son of Mohd Sultan resident of Sholipora Budgam Shahid Ahmad Ganie son of Abdul Ahad resident of Sholipora Budgam Muneer Ahmad Bhat son of Nazir Ahmad Bhat resident of Parisabad.
In this regard, a case vide FIR No. 51/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation set into motion.
Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law, police press note said.