Talapady, May 12, 2017: Reports state that Ullal Police seized nine multi-axle trucks allegedly involved in illegal transportation of sand to Kerala. The crew of these trucks managed to escape, the police said.
According to the police, sand extracted from Pavoor, Kallapu and surrounding areas was dumped near Tachchani. From there, attempts were made to transport sand on 10-wheel and 12-wheel trucks to Kerala. On specific information that nine trucks loaded with sand were stationed in a particular location, Ullal Police Inspector Gopikrishna and his staff raided the area and seized the trucks. The police have registered cases against the truck owners.