200 cases of illegal mining registered

  • Dumpers, Poclain machines, and submarines seized under campaign

Bhopal: In compliance with the instructions given by Chief Minister Dr. Mohan Yadav, action is being taken against illegal mining, transportation, storage, and overloading of sand and other minerals. Strict action is also being taken against those who engage in mining work in rivers deviating from the prescribed norms. Nearly 200 cases have been registered in Dewas, Sehore, Narmadapuram, Narsinghpur, Khargone, Harda, and Shahdol in the state.

Dumpers, Poclain machines, submarines, etc. have been seized, and a revenue penalty of Rs 1 crore 25 lakh has been imposed. Notably, in a review of departments held recently, Chief Minister Dr. Yadav had given instructions to take strict action against those engaged in illegal mining from rivers.

Sehore Collector Shri Praveen Singh said that the joint team seized 4 Poclain machines from village Dimawar, Tehsil Bhairunda, 2 Poclain machines from village Somalwada, Tehsil Budni, while they were engaged in sand mining and were kept under the custody of police stations Bhairunda and Shahganj.

Leave a Reply