Handwara, April 9, 2021: Taking tough action against illegal mining activities and transportation of raw materials, Police have arrested eight persons and seized eight vehicles in Handwara.
Officers from Police Post Langate arrested eight persons and seized eight vehicles bearing registration/chasis numbers JK05E-6247, JK05G-4142, JK13E-2804, JK18- 6011, JK09-4712, JK05F-3903, NHN36305ZKH47955 & NHN363002KN490769 which were being used to transport raw materials illegally extracted from Nallah Mawar.
A case FIR No. 79/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Handwara and further investigation has been initiated.
Handwara Police once again requested the people of area not to indulge in illegal mining activities from any Nallah as it is the violation of Government rules.
Persons found indulging in illegal mining activities shall be dealt as per law. Community members are requested to share information regarding the crimes in their neighbourhood with the local police units.