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Sand mining and transport banned till December

Last Updated : 03 July 2018, 18:06 IST

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B Reshma, senior geologist with the Mines and Geology Department has said that a revenue of Rs 94 lakh has been collected in the form of fines in connection with sand mining in Kodagu.

Permission has been given for sand mining in eight mines in Somwarpet, eight mines in Madikeri and one in Virajpet.

Geologist K S Nagendrappa said that sand mining and transportation is banned till December.

A total of 209 cases have been registered against illegal sand mining and Rs 16 lakh has been collected in 75 cases. FIR has been registered against 16 cases and Rs 5.85 lakh has been collected from 24 cases of illegal sand mining.

Also, 127 cases have been registered in the last three years and a levy of Rs 21 lakh has been imposed, he said and added that complaints have been registered in 13 cases.

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Published 03 July 2018, 17:56 IST

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