Srinagar (VMS): A specific information was received 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 Police party of Police Station Soura comprising of SI Sheikh Adil (SHO P/S Soura) headed by SDPO Hazratbal Sh.Rameez Rashid Bhat raided the said location and during raid 160 gas cylinders were recovered and Seized, a police spokesman said Valley Media Service in a statement.

In this context, Case FIR No.32  /2018 U/S 285 RPC r/w 23 Petroleum Act  stands registered in Police Station Soura and investigation taken up. The timely action by Police has prevented a major tragedy / catastrophe which could have otherwise occurred. The locals of the area have hailed this step of J&K Police.(VMS)