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Father son duo among many booked for illegal sand mining, conspiracy

ASHOK KAURA | July 21, 2021 08:06 PM

LOHIAN: The Lohian khas police have booked a father son duo and many other persons on the charges of illegal sand mining and criminal conspiracy.

The investigating officer (IO) Pargat Singh said that the accused have been identified as Harmesh Kumar a resident of Mianni village, his father Kaka Singh and family members and relatives .

IO said that the police have received an information that the accused is indulging in illegally excavate sand from his fields and selling it on exorbitant rates and causing loss to the state treasury.

IO said that a case under sections 379(theft) 411(dishonestly receiving stolen property) and 120-B(criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and section 21 of the Punjab Mining Act has been registered against the accused and their many unidentified accomplices .

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