Deep pits discovered, unlawful sand mining suspected in Ajnala

Deep pits discovered, unlawful sand mining suspected in Ajnala

Tribune Information Service

PK Jaiswar

Amritsar, September 16

The Amritsar rural police have booked seven individuals in 5 completely different circumstances of unlawful mining in Ajnala subdivision. Nonetheless, no arrests have been made until now.

All suspects had been booked following demarcation of the agricultural land the place Mining Division officers discovered big pits indicating unlawful sand mining.

Amongst these nominated in 5 FIRs included Sehraj Singh and his brother Sardool Singh, Sukhjinder Singh, Amar Singh, Rajwant Singh alias Tita, Khuddar Singh and his brother Sardara Singh.

Yash Kakkar, junior engineer-cum-mining inspector, lodged a grievance with the Ajnala police relating to unlawful sand mining in Raipur Kalan village. Following which a police group led by ASI Kewal Singh visited the spot and located a 15-ft deep ditch which was 220-ft lengthy and over 82-ft huge. The police discovered marks of JCB tyres on the spot. Throughout the demarcation, the land discovered to be belonged to Sehraj Singh and his brother Sardool Singh.

Within the village, one other 12-ft deep pit with 82-ft breadth and 110-ft size was discovered. The police discovered excessive degree unlawful sand mining from the spot. The land belonged to Amar Singh.

Equally, following grievance by Mining inspector Sandeep Garg, the police discovered a 15-ft deep trench with 110-ft size and breadth from Saidogazi village. Right here additionally, the police groups discovered contemporary indicators equipment concerned in unlawful sand mining on the spot. The land discovered to be within the identify of Sukhjinder Singh.

One other large pit of unlawful sand mining was present in Sarangdev and Ballarwal village. In Sarangdev, a 15-ft deep pit with 137-ft breadth and 275-ft size was discovered whereas in Ballarwal village an enormous crater of 18-ft depth and 154-ft breadth and 302-ft size was discovered. The lands belonged to Rajwant Singh and Khuddar Singh and Sardara Singh respectively.

These pits point out in direction of mass degree unlawful sand mining within the border belt.

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