Acting tough against the persons involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals, Police have arrested 02 persons & seized 02 vehicles in Budgam.
A police party from Police Post Hardipanzoo Beerwah at a checkpoint established at Wacho Crossing intercepted 02 tippers bearing registration numbers JK02Q-8971 and JK03A-1808 loaded with illegally extracted soil. Both the vehicles have been seized and drivers identified as Ishfaq Ahmad Sheikh son of Ghulam Mohammad Sheikh and Mudasir Ahmed Baba son of Mohammad Yousuf Baba, both residents of Muqaam Waterihail were also arrested.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 147/2022 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Beerwah and further investigation has been initiated.
Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt with as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with their concerned police units.“`