Haryana: Three cases of illegal mining in two days in Naraingarh | Gurgaon News

AMBALA: In the the past two days, the police have registered three cases of illegal mining in Naraingarh area of Ambala district, both on the complaint of Raj Kumar, accountant in the mines and geology department.
In the first case, one Amit Gehlayan is accused of stocking mining material without miners’ dealers license (MDL). He is accused of mining spots near the Sukdo river at Dera village of Naraingarh. The complainant told police: “On January 2, we inspected Sukdo river ahead of Kamboj screening plant at Dera village area, where we found 20 to 25 truckloads (each truck holds about 20 tonnes) of mined material. It belonged to Amit Gehlayan of Samalkha, Panipat, who lives in Sector 4, Naraingarh.”
Accused Amit was booked under the Mines and Minerals (Regulation of the Development) Act.
In the second case, around 4pm on December 29, during inspection of the Markanda river along the Rambagh area of Yamunanagar district border, Raj Kumar’s team spotted illegal mining of gravel on 2 acres. The miners had dug the riverbed 25 feet. No vehicle or machine was found on the spot. The land owner was booked under the Mines and Minerals (Regulation of the Development) Act and Section 188 (defying public servant’s orders) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).
The third case was registered on Monday on the complaint of Ambala district mining officer Bhupinder Singh.
He said, “Our team conducted inspection at Sangrani village on December 31and illegal mining was found in front of A K Screening Plant. After local enquiry, it was established that the illegal mining was committed by Nursain, owner of the plant.”
The Ambala police officials said cases have been registered and matter will be investigated.

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