Over 500 kilograms of banned polythene were siezed from Anantnag and Kupwara districts, police said Monday.
“In its drive against use of polythene, police seized more than 500 kilograms of polythene in Anantnag and Handwara,” a police spokesman said.
He said the drive was launched in the jurisdiction of all the police stations of Anantnag district.
“During the drive more than 500 Kilograms of polythene was seized in Anantnag town, Bijbehara, Ashmuqam, Srigufwara, Pahalgam, Dooru, Mattan, Kokernag and other areas of the district,” the spokesman said.
Meanwhile, police in Handwara area of Kupwara also seized a huge quantity of polythene during the drive, he added.