Two arrested, two vehicles seized over illegal extraction of minerals: Police
Srinagar: Police have arrested two persons and seized two vehicles in Budgam over illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.
The spokesman said a police party from Police Post Hardipanzoo Beerwah intercepted two tippers bearing registration numbers JK02Q-8971 and JK03A-1808 loaded with illegally extracted soil, at a checkpoint established at Wacho crossing.
“Both the vehicles have been seized and drivers, identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh and Mudasir Ahmed Baba son of Mohammad Yousuf Baba, both residents of Muqaam Waterihail were arrested,” the spokesman said.
He said a case vide FIR No. 147/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Beerwah and further investigation has been initiated as well.