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Sand mining racket, police raid at Adyar

Sand mining racket, police raid at Adyar

Mangalore Today News Network

Mangaluru, Jan 30, 2017: Reports confirm that a team of police officials led by Mangaluru south sub-division assistant commissioner of police Shruthi N S, based on a tip-off, busted an illegal sand mining racket at Adyar village in the early hours of Jan 28, Saturday. The team that comprised Mangaluru rural PI raided the village on the banks of the Nethravathi behind Sahyadri College of Engineering and Management around 1.45am.


Police seized an earth excavator machine that was being used to illegally extract sand from the river bed and load it on the lorries. Police also seized three lorries from the spot. The value of the machine and the vehicles is around Rs 80 lakh and of the sand is Rs 65,000. The accused fled the spot under cover of darkness.

A case has been registered in Mangaluru rural police station under KMMC.

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Shika S Adoor, Mangaluru Sun, January-29-2017, 11:20
Though the police have been successful in arresting the accused , it is still going on . Because sand mining is mainly the business of the builders .They will bribe and release the accuse d as due to which . The police do not have hold on it still .
Reshma S, udupi Sun, January-29-2017, 11:15
Thanks to police department . Done wonderful job .
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