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Man booked for illegal mining on sarpanch complaint


AMBALA: The district police have registered a case of unlawful mining in opposition to a resident of Toka village, Udham Singh alias Rinku, for allegedly mining gravel illegally from Roon river.

In his criticism, assistant mining legitimate Sunil Kumar instructed cops that some villagers had informed him in regards to the unlawful mining being performed in the house, following which he, at the side of 3 other officials of the mining division, went to investigate cross-check the spot.

"On January 24, sarpanch of Toka village informed the department about illegal mining being done at Roon river. We went to inspect the spot and found fresh tracks mining vehicles there. However, during the inspection, no person or machine was found at the spot. In a village-level inquiry, it came to fore that a resident of the village, Rinku, was involved in the illegal task," the officials mentioned.


On receiving the criticism, Naraingarh police registered a case in opposition to the accused underneath Section 21 (4)(A) of the Mines and Minerals (Regulation of Development) Act and 188 and 379 of the Indian Penal Code.


"We have registered a case of illegal mining, however haven't arrested anyone as we were busy with Republic Day function. We have sent teams to search the accused. We are hopeful of nabbing him soon," mentioned investigation officer of the case Bharam Dutt.


On January 14, on the criticism of district mining officer Bhupinder Singh, Naraingarh police registered 3 separate instances and booked six owners of screening vegetation for unlawful mining and breaking government seals for the second one time.


The vegetation of the miners had been in the beginning sealed via the Haryana Pollution Control Board (HPCB) and district management groups on August 31. They had been resealed on January 2 via the HPCB, after the plant was once discovered operational.


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