Punjab

Villager arrested for illegal sand mining

Dilbag Singh | December 11, 2019 01:55 PM

 

SHAHKOT The Shahkot police have arrested Ramjaan Ali alias Ranjha   a resident of Mansoorwal Dona village in Kapurthala for illegal sand mining.

Investigating officer (IO) Daljit Singh said that the accused was carrying sand in a tractor trolley and was checked at a naka but he could not produce any document in this connection.

IO said that a case under Section 21 of the Punjab Mining Act and 379(theft) of the IPC have been registered against the accused. His tractor trolley loaded with illegal sand has been impounded.

The Bilga police booked Milkha Singh,Mal Singh and Boharr Singh residents of Meonwal village for illegal sand mining. Investigating Officer Som Nath said that Phillaur mining officer Sukhpal Singh has lodged complaint against the accused.

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