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Bantwal : Illegally stocked sand worth Rs 33 lakhs seized

Bantwal : Illegally stocked sand worth Rs 33 lakhs seized

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, Apr 25, 2018: Bantwal Police who  raided a place near the Netravathi bridge at B C Road have seized illegally stocked sand worth   Rs 33 lakhs on April 24, Tuesday. A private company  had reportedly purchased the  sand and stocked it in the place. The seized sand has been handed over to the Department of Mines and Geology.


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It has been gathered that the L&T company which   is the contracting agency for the four-laning works between Sakleshpur and BC Road had availed a place at Panemangalore on rent and had stocked  nearly 2000 lorry loads of sand. Of this nearly 900 lorry loads of sand had already been utilised.

Probationary IPS officer Akshay M, SI Chandrashekhar, Rural SI Prasanna, Crime  SI Harish and  others were part of the operation  carried out under the guidance of SP Ravikanthe Gowda.

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