Four held for sand mining in Fazilka

FAZILKA: Four persons have been arrested on the charge of illegal sand mining in the border village Mohar Khiva, Bhiwani, of Fazilka district.

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Fazilka, March 22

Four persons have been arrested on the charge of illegal sand mining in the border village Mohar Khiva, Bhiwani, of Fazilka district. The accused have been arrested on the basis of a complaint lodged by a senior Army official.

Police sources said Major Dhruv Shri Das lodged a complaint with the Sadar police, Fazilka, that four persons were involved in excavating sand near the seepage drain in the area. On the basis of the complaint, the police nabbed Gurnam Singh, Bachan Singh, Sham Singh and Jaspal Singh of the same village. They have been booked under Section 21 of the Mining and Mineral Act.

Notably, another person was booked for illegal sand mining on the complaint of another Army official three days ago.

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