27 arrested for sand mining in Shopian

Excelsior Correspondent
Srinagar, May 19: In its drive against sand mafia, Police arrested 27 persons and seized 12 tippers, 13 tractors, one dossier from several areas of Shopian district last night.
Police said that last night Police launched a massive drive in the district Shopian and seized 12 tippers, 13 tractors, one dossier and arrested 27 persons from Rambiara Nallah in Shopian, Keegam, Imam sahib and Zainapora areas.
Police also registered four FIRs in different Police Stations of the district. It said that 4 tippers and 5 tractors were seized and nine persons were arrested by Police Station Shopian. A case (FIR No 110/2020 U/S 431,188 IPC and 3 PPD Act) was registered.
It said that four tippers, two tractors and one JCB were seized and eight persons were arrested by Police Post Keegam.
“One tipper and 5 tractors were seized and 6 persons arrested by Police Station Zainapora to which case FIR No 38/2020 U/S 431,188 IPC 3 PPD Act stands registered in PS Zainapora”, said Police.
“Three  tippers and one tractor was seized and four persons arrested by Police Station Imam Sahib and registered case FIR No 42/2020 U/S431,188 IPC,3 PPD Act”, Police added.

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