Katra, June 20–In a massive drive to curb the menace of illegal mining, Katra Police carried out a special drive and checking in the mines located in District Reasi. On 20.06.2020 Katra Police seized the vehicles used in the business of illegal mining and fined Rs. 92000/- through Mining Deptt. of Distt. Reasi. An official spokesman said that, keeping in view the orders of the District Magistrate, Reasi to bar the use of heavy machinery in digging riverbeds, a checking campaign was launched in the mines of Distt. Reasi. The District Magistrate issued orders imposing restrictions on the use of illegal heavy machinery in mining. Following the orders a surprise checking was conducted by SDPO Katra, Mr. Kuljit Singh assisted by SHO P/S Katra, Inspr Sunil Sharma & Inspr. Ali Imran IC PP Kakryal under the supervision of Sh. Amit Bhasin- (JKPS) Superintendent of Police, Katra and the overall supervision of Smt. Rashmi Wazir (JKPS) Sr. Superintendent of Police, Reasi.
Sun Jun 21 , 2020