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Task force seizes machines & vehicles used in illegal mining

Press Trust of India  |  Pakur (Jharkhand) 

The district task force team has seized machines and vehicles used in illegal in district, an said today.

District officer, said acting on a tip-off about being carried out in Pakuria block, the task force raided the area yesterday evening and seized three poclain machines, 10 dumpers and tractors and eight compressors from the illegal quarries.

The labourers carrying out activities fled on seeing the task force, he said, adding that the seized equipments and vehicles have been handed over the Pakuria police station.

"We are identifying the culprits," Sharma said, adding that strict action would be initiated against them.

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First Published: Tue, June 12 2018. 20:50 IST