Budgam: Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police have arrested four persons and seized 4 vehicles in Budgam.
A police party of police party of Police Station Beerwah raided a specific location and seized two tractors and arrested 2 persons on spot. The arrested persons have been identified as Javed Ahmad son of Ghulam Muhammad resident of Zoogipora Khag and Firdous Ahmad Gazi son of Muhammad Fatah resident of Nursinghpora Khag.
Similarly, police party of Police Station Magam raided a specific location and seized 1 JCB, 1 Tipper and arrested 2 drivers on spot . The arrested drivers were subsequently identified as Abid Nabi son of Gh Nabi Bhat resident of Rathsuna Beerwah and Ajaz Ahmad son of Mohd Yosuf Sheikh resident of Sozeith.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered at respective police stations and investigation 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 neighbourhood with their concerned police units.