Crackdown on sand mining

Crackdown on sand mining

Tribune News Service

Tarn Taran, April 10

The district police arrested five persons with eight sand-filled tractor-trailers during a search operation from different villages on Saturday.

SSP Dhruman H Nimbale said the police parties conducted search at the river sides of Gazal, Jalalabad, Kotli and Bhalojla villages.

Jagdeep Singh, Ravneet Singh, Gurlal Singh, Lovepreet Singh and Sukha Singh were arrested with eight sand-filled tractor-trailers. They were booked under Section 379 of the IPC and Section 21-A of the Mining Act. The SSP said more accused would be arrested as four sand-filled tractor-trailers were lying unclaimed in the Mand area. — OC

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