Handwara police and civil administration continueing their efforts against illegal mining, seized 01 JCB in Nalla Mawar of Langate area for illegal extraction of sand, clay & stones.
Handwara police recieved a specific information that some persons using JCB are illegally extracting minirals in Govt land at Nalla Mawar thus violating the orders of government. Acting on this information police team of Police Post Langate led by IC PP Langate Sub Inspector Shahid Nazir along with officials of Mining and Geology Department rushed to the spot and seized 01 JCB under MMRD Act and futher investigation into the matter is under process. The said JCB was being used in illegal extraction of minerals from Govt land.
Handwara police appeals public not to indulge in illegal extraction of stones/sand and other minerals from any Nalla/stream, violators will be dealt strictly under law.