Two Tippers, JCB seized for illegal mining in B'la


Two Tippers, JCB seized for illegal mining in B'la

Baramulla, Feb 18: The Geology and Mining Department Baramulla with the active support of the District Administration seized two tippers and a JCB were at Khanpora Baramulla for illegal excavation of minerals from the prohibited places.

District Mineral Officer Baramulla, Peer Zahid said the department has intensified the drive against the offenders and has seized many tippers, JCBs, tractors besides realized a large amount of money so far as a fine from the offenders who were involved in illegal mining of sand, agree and other minerals from prohibited Nallas and other prescribed places across the district.

The DMO Baramulla also reiterated that the drive launched against such practices will continue with more vigour and force till involved persons refrain from exercising these illegal activities.

Meanwhile, the District Police has also warned people not to indulge in illegal mining activities, adding that the act is a violation of government rules and any offence in this regard shall be dealt with seriously as per law.


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