Two arrested for illegal mining activities
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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 owner.

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.

PTI


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


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