Illegal Minin: Police DMO, I&FC Dept strike on sand mafia in Baramulla

BARAMULLA, NOV 14: Cracking a whip on illegal mining of minerals at Chakloo Baramulla, the Baramulla Police in collaboration with DMO and Irrigation & Flood Control Department strike on sand mafia at Chakloo, Baramulla.
The Police initiated the action under the supervision of DySP Hqrs Baramulla assisted by SHO Baramulla along with the officers of District Mineral and Irrigation & Flood Control have raided several houses in village Chakloo where illegal extracted sand has been dumped by the sand mafias. The raids will continue in the Chakloo village so that accused will be booked under law, police said.
Accordingly, FIR under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Baramulla and investigations taken up.
It is pertinent to mention here that Baramulla police in its ongoing drive against illegal mining in the district, has registered 181 cases against illegal mining of minerals and soil in the district and has arrested 473 persons for being involved in extraction/ transportation of minerals during the current year.
Moreover, 472 vehicles used in illegal transport of minerals which includes 218 Tippers, 244 Tractors & 10 excavators have also been seized from different areas of the district.

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