Police arrested 9 people in illegal mining in Punjab
Dharmakot police conducted a raid in number of villages and seized at least 10 tractor trollies loaded with said and also nabbed six people in this connection said.
The state Industries Minister Madan Mohan Mittal has issued strict instructions to all the district and other officers to check the illegal mining in the State as the Govt initiating stringent measures to control the illegal mining to control the offenders.
Inspite of this the illegal mining and violation of the Mining and Minerals Act was still going in Moga district specially under the Dharamkot Police Station areas as Sutlej river was flowing through number of villages here.
(Posted on 17-06-2014)