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Unidentified persons booked for illegal sand mining

ASHOK KAURA | October 10, 2021 06:15 PM

SHAHKOT:The Shahkot police have booked two unidentified persons for alleged illegal sand mining.Station House Officer (SHO) S.K.Kamboj said police parties were on routine patrolling when they confronted two tractor trolleys loaded with sand near Nangal Ambian village and Sallaichan bridge and signaled drivers to stop whose managed to flee.

SHO said cases under Section 21 of the Mines Act and section 379(theft) and 411(dishonestly receiving stolen property) of the IPC has been registered against the accused.

The Lohian Khas police also booked an unidentified person for alleged illegal sand mining and impounded a tractor trolley loaded with sand, said IO Pargat Singh .

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