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Illegal extraction of minerals: Police seizes six vehicles, arrests as many persons in Kulgam

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Srinagar: Cracking a whip on illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, police have seized six vehicles and arrested six drivers in Kulgam south Kashmir, a police spokesman said Saturday.

Acting swiftly upon the specific information generated from credible sources regarding the transportation of illegal mining minerals police established multiple checkpoints at Kwaki Bazar and Khudwani Bypass NHW-44. During checking, 06 vehicles including 03 Tippers, 02 Tractors and a Dumper involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals were seized. The drivers were arrested and shifted to police station Qaimoh where they remain in custody.

Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law have been registered at Police Station Qaimoh and further investigation has been initiated, the spokesman added.

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