Srinagar 1 April (KNB): Police in Budgam on Thursday arrested three persons involved in illegal excavation and transportation of Sand/ bajri and also seized 4 vehicles, said officials.
Officials said that a police party from Police Station Khansahab intercepted 01 (JCB) and three tractors loaded with illegally extracted sand/bajri.
They identified the drivers as Showkat Ahmed Sofi, Jasarat Hameed Baba and Showkat Ahmed Ganie all residents of Dreygam Kasipora Khansahab.
“They have been arrested and shifted to Police Station Khansahab where they remain in custody. All vehicles used in the commission of the crime have also been seized,” said police.
Police also said that a case FIR No. 41/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Khansahab and investigation has been initiated. (KNB)