Seven arrested for illegal mining in Bandipora

TNN Bureau. Updated: 4/4/2021 2:35:38 PM Jammu and Kashmir

Srinagar, Apr 4: As many as seven people were arrested and as many tractors were seized for illegal mining from streams in north Kashmir district of Bandipora.

A police official said police teams raided various places in Bandipora to check illegal mineral extraction. “Seven people were arrested and as many tractors were seized during these raids in the district,” he said.

He said FIRs under IPC and MMRD Act were registered against the violators. “Strict action will be taken against people involved in illegal mining,” he added.


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