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Illegal mining case: Karnataka MLA appears before Goa SIT

Press Trust of India  |  Panaji 

MLA Santeesh Sail today appeared before the Special Investigation Team of the Police's Crime Branch probing the illegal export of iron ore from between 2007-12, police officials said. '

Sail, an Independent MLA from Karwar, has been booked for the alleged involvement of his company, Mallikarjun Shipping Private Limited, in the illegal export of iron ore from between 2007-2012.

He was granted anticipatory bail earlier today by the in Panaji, officials said.

A said that Sail was questioned for two hours.

Sail was summoned on April 9 to appear before the Crime Branch but he had skipped it claiming that his mother-in-law was unwell.

The of the had found that Sails company, along with ILC Industries Private Ltd, Dream Logistics, and SB Logistics, had exported 80 lakh tonnes of illicit ore from in Uttar Kannada district in

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First Published: Fri, April 13 2018. 22:45 IST