Case registered against 6 persons for illegal sand mining

A case has been registered against six persons for allegedly stealing sand from river Yamuna in Faridabad district.

Updated: Jul 09, 2012, 17:05 PM IST

Chandigarh: A case has been registered against six persons for allegedly stealing sand from river Yamuna in Faridabad district.

During patrolling, a police team got information that some persons were filling a tractor trolley with sand stolen from river Yamuna.

Acting swiftly on the information, a police team reached village Kherikalan and saw that some people were loading a tractor trolley with sand with the help of a machine.

When the police seized the equipment and the sand, some villagers came and manhandled the police personnel and got the machine released.

A case has been registered against six persons for illegal sand mining and attacking the police personnel.

In a separate incident, two persons from Mewat have also been arrested for sand mining.

PTI