7 arrested for illegal mining; 7 vehicles seized

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SRINAGAR: Taking tough action against illegal mining activities, Police has arrested seven persons and seized seven tractors in Bandipora.
Officers from Police Station Aragam and Police Station Bandipora under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Bandipora raided Tangwani Nalla Garoora Aragam and Mahumati Nalla Bandipora and seized 7 tractors, which were being used to transport raw material, illegally extracted from Nallahs. All the seven drivers who were illegally extracting and transporting minerals from Nallahs were arrested and shifted to concerned Police Stations, where they remained under custody.
Accordingly, cases under relevant sections of law were registered in Police Station Aragam and Police Station Bandipora and further investigation has been initiated.