Srinagar: Srinagar police received a specific information through reliable sources regarding illegal storage/dumping of domestic gas cylinders in the residential area of Hassan-Ul-Banant, 90 ft Road Soura near Masjid Muslim.
On this information, a police party of Police Station Soura comprising of SHO Soura Shri Sheikh Adil headed by SDPO Hazratbal Shri Rameez Rashid Bhat raided the said location.
During the raid 160 gas cylinders were recovered and subsequently seized.
A case FIR number 32/2018 under section 285 RPC, 23 Petroleum Act stands registered in Police Station Soura and investigation was taken up.
The timely action by Police has prevented a major tragedy/catastrophe which could have otherwise occurred.