Phagwara, December 8
The Shahkot police have arrested an SBS Nagar village resident for illegal sand mining. Investigating Officer (IO) Jagdev Singh said the accused has been identified as Navjot Singh, a resident of Baharr Majra village in SBS Nagar. Nakodar/Shahkot mining officer-cum-junior engineer Rohit Singh complained to the police that the accused was carrying illegal sand without any permit and impounded his tractor-trolley.
The IO said that a case under Section 21 of the Punjab Mining Act and Section 379 and 411 of the IPC had been registered against the accused.
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