Kupwara, Aug 19: Based on specific information, police station kralpora seized 30 barrels (each containing 200 liters) of diesel/petrol from chowkibal area of the district kupwara while they were being unloaded from a truck.
Tthe illegal huge consignment of diesel /petrol was being smuggled to be sold in the open market illegally by one, Zahoor Ahmad Lone of Pangzam Kralpora who is the owner/driver of LP truck bearing registration no. JK02V-8869.
“The driver/owner has been arrested and the vehicle has also been seized. More arrests are expected in the next few days,” said a police official adding that a formal case has been registered in this regard.
SSP Kupwara has constituted a special team for investigation of the case so as to ascertain the source of consignment and its destination so as to bust the whole module of the illegal trade.
SSP also sought the co-operation of general public for exposing this illegal trade in the frontier district. (CNS)