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Three persons held for illegal extraction and transportation of minerals

Post by RK Online Desk on Saturday, September 24, 2022

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Acting tough against the elements involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police in Awantipora have arrested 03 persons and seized 03 vehicles involved in the commission of crime.


A police spokesman said, "Police Station Awantipora received an information about illegal extraction and transportation of minerals at Padgampora Chersoo area of Awantipora. Accordingly, a Police party of Police Station Awantipora raided the specific spot and seized 03 tippers bearing registration numbers JK03B-5727, JKO1N-9766 & JK05A-6328 and arrested 03 accused drivers on spot with illegally extracted sand."



The accused drivers have been identified as Gh Mohammad Dar son of Habib-u-llah Dar, Ab Rashid Parray son of Ab Aziz Parray and Irfan Ahmad Bhat son of Mohammad Altaf Bhat, all residents of Awantipora. They have been shifted to police station where they remain in custody.


Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 207/2022 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Awantipora and further investigation has been taken up.


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