CBI team visits OMC mining area

Last Updated: Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 21:55

Bellary: Continuing its investigations
into illegal mining, a CBI team Thursday visited mining areas of Obulapuram Mining Company (OMC) on the Karnataka-Andhra
Pradesh borders.

The team, headed by Assistant Superintendent of Police Khan, inspected Antargangamma Konda mining area where Associated Mining Company (AMC), owned by the arrested mining baron G Janardhana Reddy, is located, CBI sources said here.
The team inspected the border markings and also mining
areas suspected to have been encroached by the AMC.

A CBI source said the agency was contemplating attachment
of properties of Janardhana Reddy in connection with illegal
mining probe.
The agency also requested the district administration to
provide it a suitable office building for its functioning.

Deputy Commissioner Amlan Aditya Biswas said a suitable
building would be allotted shortly.

PTI

First Published: Thursday, October 20, 2011 - 21:55
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