Mangaluru: Police commissioner Kuldeep R Jain takes vast measures to curb illegal sand mining

Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru (EP)

Mangaluru, Mar 1: Kuldeep Kumar R Jain who took over charge as the police commissioner of Mangaluru on February 24, has taken vast measures to control criminal activities and illegal sand mining.

Panambur station police took into custody two sand laden trucks which were illegally transporting sand at MRPL overpass on February 25 and another two trucks illegally carrying 12-15 tonne sand on Tannirbhavi road on February 26.

Kankanady police station inspector took into custody a tipper lorry and two units of sand and empty tipper at Adam Kudru on February 28.

Ullal police station inspector and staff collected information of illegal sand storage near Somnath Ulia temple, Munnoor village, Ullal police station limits on March 1 confiscated ten loads of sand and an excavator.

All the seized items’ possession was transferred to the deputy director, mining and geology department for further action.






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  • Vishal, Mangalore

    Thu, Mar 02 2023

    Very happy to hear this. I am told the sand mafia has been thriving because of the active participation of some politicians with the active support of a few police officials. I hope the new commissioner succeeds in putting an end to this. I wish him all the best.

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    Thu, Mar 02 2023

    From 15 to 20 years our Government is not able to solve the problem s of sand ???????DHAL MEY KUCH KALA HEY

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  • real kujuma, kodial

    Thu, Mar 02 2023

    this is just ARAMBA SHOORA type...within weeks he will also fall in line..when huge amounts are given by the sand lobby..

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  • Ismail Uppinangady, Uppinangady

    Wed, Mar 01 2023

    First impression is the best impression!!! Last impression is the lasting impression

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