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J&K: Narrow escape for IFS Officer as Mining mafia tries to crush STF vehicle


J&K: Narrow escape for IFS Officer as Mining mafia tries to crush STF vehicle

Last Updated on : 8 Nov,2020 | Source : Universal News Timeline

In another assertion to the rapid rise of the mining mafia in Jammu and Kashmir, an IFS Officer had a narrow escape when the mining mafia tried to crush the vehicle, in an area falling under Janipur Police Station jurisdiction, when he was chasing them.

“A Special Task Force was constituted last week by Jammu and Kashmir Government to curb illegal mining on the banks of River Tawi with Addl DC (Law & Order) Jammu as its chairman, SP Hqrs Jammu, Assistant Conservator of Forests Jammu and District Mineral Officer (DMO) Jammu as its members,” the Official said.
He further added that during the first meeting of the Special Task Force, it was decided to conduct surprise checks on illegal transportation of sand. On 7.11.2020, at around 1.00 am when Rushal Garg IFS, ACF Jammu, and Ankur Sachdev, DMO Jammu along with their teams were conducting a surprise check, they spotted a tipper with illegal sand. When sand mafia noticed the vehicle of IFS Officer chasing them, they unloaded the Bajri in front of the STF vehicle and tried to run over the car.

Continuing its drive against illegal mining and illegal transportation of construction materials, Samba police today seized 02 tractors, in the Jurisdiction of PP Rakh Amb-Talli.

02 Tractor bearing Registration Number JK21A 3189, JK21C 7014 9000 were seized on the spot, and the case, entrusted to geology and mining department, Samba.

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