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Illegal sand mining operation busted, excavator machine seized in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Police raided an illegal operation along the banks of the in district and seized an machine, officials said today.

The raid was conducted last night after police received a tip-off regarding the mafia operation in the area falling under the station in Shamli, said.

A team of police and revenue officials, led by Sub-divisional V K Singh, rushed to the spot and seized an machine, Tiwari said.

One person, identified as Naresh, a resident of Haryana, has been arrested while a few others managed to escape, police said, adding that a case was registered in this connection.

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First Published: Sun, April 15 2018. 16:30 IST