mangalore today
name
name
name
Sunday, April 22
Marianne ApartmentsWhite Stone Apartmentsname

 

Officials raid illegal sand mining area at Pavoor Uliyakudru

Officials raid illegal sand mining area at Pavoor Uliyakudru


sand mining

Mangaluru, Dec 12, 2014 : A team of officials   which raided a sand  mining area at Pavoor Uliyakudru island  have  arrested nearly six persons on December 12, Friday.


The raiding team was led by Mangaluru Tahsildar  P Mohan Kumar. He was accompanied by Mangaluru Rural Police. The team which acted on a tip off has also seized over 20 boats and two lorries for extracting sand from river Netravathi despite the administration banning  the same in the area.


sand mining at Pavoor 1


sand mining at Pavoor 1


sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1

 

sand mining at Pavoor 1


sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1


sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1



sand mining at Pavoor 1


The raid follows a complaint lodged by local residents with Deputy Commissioner AB Ibrahim stating that the unabated sand extraction has shrunk the  island which is a home to nearly 958 families.

As the island comes under the CRZ, no permission is given to undertake sand mining.


Write Comment | E-Mail | Facebook | Twitter | Print
Write your Comments on this Article
Your Name
Native Place / Place of Residence
Your E-mail
Your Comment
You have characters left.
Security Validation
Enter the characters in the image above