Illegal sand seized in Bokajan

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Correspondent

BOKAJAN, Nov 30: The East Divisional Bokajan Forest Range seized two trucks fully loaded with sand in Bokajan here on Saturday.

The two trucks with the registration plate BR 55- 1321 and NL 01 A- 3192 fully loaded with sand heading towards Dimapur were intercepted and seized by the forest officials of the East Divisional Bokajan Forest Range. The two trucks have later been taken into custody and is currently being kept Bokajan Forest Range while the investigation is still going in.

It may be mentioned that sand mining and other business and activities have been prohibited mining activities in Karbi Anglong by the Assam Government following Supreme Court’s order on April 12, 2019.