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HC notice to Centre, IAF on plea over illegal sand mining

IANS  |  New Delhi 

The High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Centre and the (IAF) on a plea alleging on defence land on the banks of the river in and

A bench of Acting and Justice asked the respondents to file a response on the plea and listed the matter for September 19 for further hearing.

The court was hearing a petition filed by a man, who claimed to be a whistleblower, seeking direction to the (CBI) to inquire into the matter.

The petitioner has alleged that was continuing on defence land at the Tilpat Ranges 1 and 2 on the banks of the in (Haryana) and (Uttar Pradesh).

He said the illegal activities caused losses of over Rs 29 crore to the exchequer.



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First Published: Wed, May 16 2018. 19:48 IST