Illegal mining: Vehicles impounded in Seoni

Continuing its drive against illegal mining and transportation, the district administration has seized four tractors and three trucks.

Updated: Sep 29, 2011, 13:23 PM IST

Seoni: Continuing its drive against
illegal mining and transportation, the district administration
has seized four tractors and three trucks.

The vehicles were seized on the directives of the
district Collector, Ajit Kumar and the owners of the four of
the vehicles were fined a total of Rs 28,000.

The fine for the owners of the remaining three
vehicles will be decided as per rules.

Action against the vehicles was taken under Section 53
(5) of the Madhya Pradesh Minor Minerals Act of 1996.

PTI