Jammu Kashmir Police claimed to have arrested 18 persons who were involved in illegal sand mining in north Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
SSP Baramulla Abdul Qayoom said, Acting on an information of illegal sand mining from river Jhelum at Baramulla, police in a swift action today arrested 18 persons and also seized four tractors and one tipper on spot at Khojbagh area when they were found illegally extracting and loading sand from river Jhelum.
In this regard case FIR No 106/2020 u/s 188, 379, 447, 427 IPC stands regestered in Police Station Baramulla and investigation taken up.
Police Baramulla is also requesting people living adjacent to the mining areas of river Jhelum to pass information of illegal sand extraction from river Jhelum to police.