Punjab

Man booked for illegal sand mining

Dilbag Singh | October 24, 2020 03:11 PM

 

SHAHKOT The Shahkot police have booked a person for illegal sand mining.

The investigating officer (IO) Harbhajan Lal said that the accused has been identified as Baljit Singh alias Kala a resident of Akbar Pur Kalan village.

IO said that the accused was quarrying sand illegally from his land by deploying labourers and impounded a tractor-trolley loaded with illegal sand.

IO said that a case under section 21 of the Punjab Mining Act and section 379(theft) of the IPC has been registered against the accused.

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