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Two arrested for illegal mining activities

Last Updated: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 22:19

Chandigarh: Acting on a tip off, District
Mining Officer, Yamunanagar, on Sunday carried out searches in
Asra farm in village Faizpur to stop illegal mining activities
being allegedly undertaken in Khizrabad zone by the farm

Yamunanagar`s Mining Officer Sanjay Sabharwal searched the
farm where the illegal mining was being allegedly carried out
by Asra, son of Mamudin, the owner of the farm, and arrested
two persons on the spot, an official release said here.

Giving details of the incident, the Mining Officer said
that on getting the tip off, the information regarding illegal
mining was forwarded to Sub-Divisional Magistrate, Bilaspur,
with a demand for police force.

SDM, Bilaspur, in Yamunanagar district along with police
force reached near Sale Tax barrier, Khizrabad and a raiding
party reached river where three heavy machines were digging
the bed and loading four dumpers. Two persons were held.


First Published: Sunday, January 22, 2012 - 22:19
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