Udupi: Officials raid illegal sand extraction facility, seize four boats


Daijiworld Media Network - Udupi (SP)

Udupi, Jun 23: The officials of the department of mines and geology raided a place where illegal sand extraction from River Swarna was going on at Padutonse, Hoode near Malpe. They have seized four boats from the spot.

The raid was conducted on Tuesday June 22 afternoon, based on reliable information. Irshad from Padutonse had been found extracting sand illegally from here in March this year with the help of workers from Uttar Pradesh. The department of mines had fined him and warned him to close the sand mining activity. Still, illegal sand extraction continued to happen here.

Officer of the department, Mahesh, village accountant, Girish, and Malpe police station personnel led the raid. Four boats used to remove sand from the riverbed were taken into custody. Mahesh, officer of the department of mines, informed that investigation is in progress.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

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  • sense_Shetty, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    Please come to Bolar ..

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  • Pinky, Shirva

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    Since 2014 whatever poor people are doing that is illegal and those who looting & torturing poor people that is legal.

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  • Prashanth, Udupi

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    Probably ...It's just that those haven't given monthly fees to official so got raided ! Udupi is just neglected city with no future!

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  • Jeevan, Kudla

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    All extracted sand goes to neighboring states , we are not getting one rickshaw tempo sand also if required.

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  • Rajan, Mangalore

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    This is not even tip of the iceberg Total sand mafia all over the state is in 1000 ‘s of crores After coming out of river beds they are loaded onto trucks Everyday ..every one sees trucks filled with sand .on ...main roads .. So basically day light robbery .. cash and carry ... Likewise other states also ..

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Nallasopara

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    Please don't offer bail to these boats ...

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  • Pinky, Shirva

    Wed, Jun 23 2021

    These poor people are not from Ambani & Adani family to offer bail.

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