Three arrested for illegal mineral smuggling

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 14:44

Rourkela: Three persons involved in
illegal mineral smuggling from Koida mines in Orissa`s
Sundargarh district have been arrested, police said on Tuesday.
The three, residents of Barbil area in adjacent
Keonjhar district, had settled in Koida under Banei
sub-division and have been illegally mining iron ore and
transporting to neighbouring states, they said.

Police last night raided their houses and arrested
Sekhar Gupta and his associates - Hadu Mahakud and Ramesh
Samal.
The three accused were today produced before a court
in Banei which remanded them to jail custody.

PTI



First Published: Tuesday, November 1, 2011 - 14:44

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