Bandipora police act tough against Illegal mining ,sand extraction

Wahid Rafeeqi
Bandipora 03 April(KNS): Bandipora police continuing its drive against the illegal mining of minerals in the district  and today conducted raids on different Nallah/streams across the district to check illegal sand /boulders extraction and transportation.
according to Kashmir News Service (KNS) The raids were conducted on the directions of SSP Bandipora Shri Mohammad Zahid- JKPS and special police teams were constituted at every police station /police post level for the said purpose. 
Sources said that police teams of PS Aragam headed by SHO PS Aragam and PS Bandipora  under the supervision of DYSP HQRS Bandipora Shri Mohammad Idress-JKPS raided Tangwani Nalla Garoora Aragam and Mahumati Nalla Bandipora ,seized 07 tractors and arrested 07 persons.
The said vehicles were being used in transportation of minerals illegally extracted.
In this connection Case FIRs under IPC and MMRD Act were registered in PS Aragam and PS Bandipora and further investigation has been taken up.
The special drive will be carried out contineously by the police through out the district in coming days too.Bandipora police appeals to public not to indulge in illegal extraction of sand and other minerals from any Nalla/stream, violators will be dealt strictly under law.(KNS)

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