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Monday, July 2, 2012

Illegal Mining Scandal worth 2 Crore in Jamnagar

Jamnagar police managed to catch hold of a huge mining scandal in Bhanvad.



Police also confiscated machinery, vehicles and minerals worth Rs 2 Crore. A police team managed to confiscate around 59 Crusher machines, two generator sets, four tractors, two trucks, 11,000 stones, an electric motor, couple of mobile phones also.



A Violation of Mining act was registered against 116 persons.



Under this scandals the convict used to mine the Barda Hills and sell it to market without paying tax or duties. Jamnagar SP has intimated the Minerals and Mining department, also local panchayat office are notified.



Jamnagar Police have arrested 25 persons so far on this regard.

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