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Bantwal: Illegal mining on Netravti banks - Sand, boats worth Rs 10 lac seized

Mounesh Vishwakarma
Daijiworld Media Network – Bantwal (EP)

Bantwal, Mar 17: Bantwal police on Friday March 17 raided a spot at Balimar on the banks of Netravati river where illegal sand mining was going on and seized sand and other goods worth Rs 10 lac.

On receiving definite information that illegal sand mining was in progress at Barimar, the police conducted the raid and recovered nearly 20 loads of sand.

As many as 16 boats used for illegal sand mining were also seized.

The total value of the seized sand and other goods is estimated at Rs 10 lac.

CPI Manjayya and staff led by additional SP Vedamurthi and Bantwal DySP Ravish C R conducted the raid under the guidance of SP Bhushan G Borase.

A case has been registered in Bantwal rural police station.

Comment on this article

  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Mar 18 2017

    Auction the Sand.
    Burn their Trucks & Boats ...

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  • Mario, Lalbagh

    Fri, Mar 17 2017

    What happens to the illegal sand confiscated?
    Answer is its sold or supplied by the department for government tender works.
    I seen trucks seized and the sand was given for road works.
    Incredible Mangaluru...

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