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Police arrests 4 persons over illegal extraction of minerals

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Srinagar: Police have arrested four persons and seized four vehicles over illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Budgam, a police spokesman said on Tuesday.

He said Police received information about illegal extraction of soil from Government land at Kanir Chadoora following which a Police party of Police Station Chadoora raided the specific location.

“Three tippers and a JCB were seized besides four persons were arrested as well,” he said.

The spokesman said that the arrested persons were identified as Farooq Ahmad son of Atta Mohammad resident of Nambla Baramulla, Nazir Ahmad Sofi son of Mohammad Abdullah resident of Hushroo, Reyaz Ahmad Bhat son of Abdul Rehman Bhat resident of Hushroo and Showkat Ahmad Bhat son of Fayaz Ahmad Bhat resident of Yarikalan Chadoora.

“Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Chadoora and further investigation has been initiated,” he said.

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