Ganderbal police took action against illegal mining, seizes vehicles

Ganderbal, Feb, 21 : A stringent action has been taken by Ganderbal Police against two tripper drivers who indulged in illegal extraction of minor minerals I.e Sand/ Bajri and further unauthorised transportation within and outside the District.

A team headed by SHO Police Station Kheer Bhawani INSP Tariq Yousuf, seized two  tippers loaded with illegally extracted Bajri/sand from Nullah Sindh, Ganderbal.

The accused tipper drivers namely Towseef Ahmad Dar S/O  Samad Dar R/O Gangerhama and Tariq Ah Mir S/O Gh Nabi Mir R/O Syedpora Harwan, Srinagar were arrested and two loaded tippers driven by above mentioned accused drivers bearing registration No’s JK05A-4007, JK0AL-1642 were also seized on spot.

In this connection case FIR No.10/21 U/S 21MMRD stands registered at Police Station Kheer Bhawani and investigation taken up.
SSP Ganderbal added, “strict warning is issued to those involved in illegal soil/ sand excavation and are causing damages to the environment”.