Pulwama, 01 Sep (CNI) : Continuing its crackdown on illegal mining, Tehsildar Awantipora along with Geology and Mining Department carried out a series of raids against illegal mining in twin places of Pulwama district.
As per the news agency-Current News of India, while following strict orders from Deputy Commissioner Pulwama, the team headed by Tehsildar Awantipora conducted raids on several locations. The entire operation was meticulously executed in accordance with the laws outlined in the Mineral Act.
Earlier upon receiving inputs of soil excavation going on at Malangpora, the team reached on spot, during the raid a JCB was caught on spot & handed over to officials of Geology and Mining Department for seizure.
In continuation to this series,raids were carried out at Barsoo,Awantipora as well, wherein JCB along with Tractor was caught on spot followed with action by officials from Mining Department.
The locals were also briefed to alert the administration of all illegal mining activities so that strict action could be initiated against those involved in this.(CNI)