Illegal excavation of minerals
Police arrests 10 persons, seizes 10 vehicles
Srinagar: Police in Ganderbal arrested 10 persons and seized 10 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in the district, a police spokesman said.
He said that police personnel led by SHO Ganderbal arrested ten persons and seized ten vehicles (Tippers) involved in extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Sindh nallah. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stands registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated.
Police requests the people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules. Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law, the spokesman added.