Handwara Police arrests 8 persons, seize 8 Vehicles for illegal mining 

Handwara April 9 (KNS): Handwara Police today arrested 8 persons and seized 8 Vehicles for illegal mining and clay transportation in the area.

A statement issued to KNS reads, " In its continous drive and action against illegal mining, extraction and transporting of clay/ sand from Nalla Mawar, a police party of Police Post Langate headed by Incharge Police Post Sub Inspector Shahid Nazir while on patrolling  seized 8 Vehicles bearing Regd No's. JK05E/ 6247, jk05G/ 4142, JK13E/ 2804, JK 18/ 6011,CH NO. NHN 36305ZKH47955, CH NO. NHN 363002KN490769,JK09/4712 and Jk05F/3903," it said.

The statement added that They were loaded with illegal clay and sand extracted from Nalla Mawar. The drivers of vehicles have  also been arrested for voilation of Govt. Orders."

Police has registered a case FIR number 79/2021 under relevant sections of law in Police Station Handwara and initiated investigation.
" Handwara police has again asked the people of area not to indulge  into illegal extraction of clay and sand from any Nalla as the same is violation of Government rules and one who is found in commission of such activities will be dealt under law," it said. (KNS)

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