Police launch number for info on illegal sand mining

Police launch number for info on illegal sand mining

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, September 7

Officials of the Amritsar rural police on Monday appealed to the people to inform them in case illegal mining of sand is carried out in their areas. Information about such acts can be given to the police on the control room number 8054104837, said a statement issued by the police authorities here. Names of informers would be kept secret, it said.

People can call on 8054104837 to give information on illegal sand mining

The police authorities have appointed SP Gaurav Toora and DSP (D) Gurinderpal Singh to supervise operations against illegal sand miners. According to the police, 19 cases were registered against illegal miners in the past one month.

The police, along with officials of the Mining Department, on Sunday seized 200 cubic feet of sand from a tractor trailer near Khanwal village. The driver, identified as Mukhtiar Singh of Sarangdev village, managed to flee from the spot. A case has been registered in this connection.

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