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Two held for illegal sand mining in Shamli

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Press Trust of India Muzaffarnagar
Two people were arrested for illegal sand mining from the Yamuna river bank in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district, police said on Wednesday.
The alleged mining mafiyas, Mahaveer and Umer Mohammad, were nabbed from near Bidoli village under Jhinjhana police station limits on Tuesday evening, Circle Officer Rajesh Tiwari said.
He said this is the third case of illegal mining registered against the two accused.
In a similar incident, a case of illegal sand mining was registered against 12 people here on July 22, Tiwari said. A search is on for the accused, he said.

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First Published: Jul 31 2019 | 3:45 PM IST

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