Budgam police siezes 8 quintals of illegally procured rice ,04 accused arrested.
Budgam, 9th February 2024: Today Budgam Police foiled a black marketing attempt by seizing 800Kg of rice meant for government ration depots.
During Naka checking at Arath Crossing, Police party of Police Post Soibugh intercepted a load carrier bearing Chassis Number (BBXWRC 66797 Chasis )with three persons on board.
During preliminary questioning they disclosed their identities as:
1.Nisar Ahmad Lone
S/O Ab Rashid Lone
R/O Singapora Pattan.
2.Ab Qayoom Bhat S/O Sonaullah Bhat R/O Singhpora Pattan
3.Ab Majid wani S/O Ghulam Rasool wani R/O Arath Budgam
During search of said vehicle, Police party recovered 16 Sacks containing 50Kg of rice each. During initial questioning it surfaced that they had bought the rice from a fair Shop at Arath which is run by one Gh. Nabi wani S/O Ghulam Rasool wani R/O Arath Budgam. All the 4 accused were arrested and the vehicle used in commission of Crime has also been seized.
Accordingly, a case FIR No 41/2024 under relevant sections of law stands registered at Police Station Budgam and further investigation has been taken up.