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55 people booked for illegal sand mining in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

As many as 55 people were booked for illegal here, police said Monday.

Based on a tip-off that illegal was taking place at the Ganga canal, several raids were conducted, but the miners managed to escape, said

A case was registered against 55 miners, he said.

Meanwhile, authorities in district here conducted raids and seized 14 trucks loaded with sand on Sunday.

The raids were conducted at Baseda village which comes under the jurisdiction of station, said

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First Published: Mon, November 05 2018. 10:00 IST