10 arrested, vehicles seized for extraction of minerals

Excelsior Correspondent

Srinagar, June 18: Police in Ganderbal today said to have arrested 10 persons and seized 10 vehicles involved in illegal extraction and transportation of minerals in Ganderbal.
Officers from Police Station Ganderbal led by SHO Ganderbal arrested ten persons and seized ten vehicles (Tippers) involved in the extraction and transportation of raw materials illegally extracted from Sindh nallah.
“They have been shifted to the police station where they remain in custody,” police said.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law stand registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation has been initiated.
Police have requested people not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is a violation of Government rules. “Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law,” police said.