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25 loads of illegally stocked sand seized at Farangipete

Mangalore Today News Network

Bantwal, June 17, 2016 :  As much as 25 loads of sand which were unauthorisedly stored in a private  land  and also in a lorry, were seized by the officials of the Department of Mines and Geology  near the Farangipete Railway tracks.

Sand mafia

The operation led by Department officer Girish Mohan  followed  a complaint by locals in the backdrop of  ban on sand mining  from June 15.