Shopian Police arrests 27 persons, seized 26 vehicles for extracting sand illegally

*May 19:* ```In its drive against illegal sand extraction, Shopian Police arrested 27 persons and seized 26 vehicles including 12 tippers, 13 tractors and a JCB in Shopian, Keegam, Imam Sahib and Zainapora for extracting sand illegally from Rambiarah Nallah.

In the jurisdiction of Police Station Shopian, Police have arrested 09 persons and seized 09 vehicles including 04 tippers & 05 tractors.

Similarly, in the jurisdiction of Police Post Keegam, police have arrested 08 persons and seized 7 vehicles including 04 tippers, 02 tractors and 01 JCB.

In the jurisdiction of Police Station Zainapora, 06 persons and 6 vehicles including 01 tipper & 05 tractors were seized by police.

In the jurisdiction of Police Station Imam Sahib, 04 persons were arrested and 04 vehicles including 03 tippers and a tractor were seized by Police.

Cases vide FIR numbers 110/2020, 111/2020, 38/2020 & 42/2020 have been registered in respective police stations and investigations initiated.```