Transportation of illegally extracted minerals:
Srinagar , Oct06 (KINS): Police in Budgam have arrested four persons involved in transportation of illegally extracted minerals from Shali-Gamga Watrad Nallah, besides seized four vehicles (tippers).
A police party of Police Station Khansahib at a checkpoint established at Bugroo intercepted four vehicles (tippers) bearing registration numbers JK13-9969, JK01J-9892, JK02AC-7507 & JK02AK-7325. On checking, it was found that the vehicles were loaded with illegally extracted boulder stones from Shali-Ganga Watrad Nallah. Four persons identified as Mushtaq Ahmed Dar son of Abdul Salaam Dar, Mushtaq Ahmed Thokar son of Abdul Kareem, Mohammad Ashraf Khan son of Abdul Rashid Khan, residents of Watrad Khansahib & Mushtaq Ahmed Najar son in law of Mohammad Yousuf Wani resident of Gurwath Khansahib were arrested. Vehicles used in the commission of crime have also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR number 228/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Khansahib and investigation has been set into motion. (KINS)