February 03: Police in Kulgam said it foiled illegal business (hoarding/ black marketing) of Kerosene oil and arrested two persons involved in the commission of crime.
In a statement here the police said During the night intervening of 01/02-February, police party of Police Station Yaripora at a checkpoint established at Badroo and a vehicle (load carrier) bearing Registration No JK18A-8652 with 02 persons onboard was intercepted. They have been identified as Mohammed Yousf Teli son of Ghulam Ahmed Teli and Mushtaq Ahmed Lone son of Ghulam Hassan Lone both the residents of Munnad Goffen. During checking, officers were able to recover 350 litres of illegally acquired Kerosene oil which they were transporting for hoarding and black marketing.
Both the accused persons have been arrested and shifted to police station where they remain in custody. Recovered Kerosene oil & vehicle used in the commission of crime have also been seized.
Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 04/2022 under relevant sections of law was registered in Police Station Yaripora and investigation in the matter has been initiated.
Community members are requested to share information regarding black marketing, hoarding etc in their areas, so that strict legal action under law will be initiated against the accused.