Nagpur: In a crackdown, a special squad of police led by Zone 4 DCP Nilesh Bharne intercepted more than 12 trucks transporting illegally mined sand at various places in Dighori area here on Friday.
The trucks and sand were seized. Some truck drivers were also arrested in this connection. The office of District Collector was informed about the action.
According to sources, the police squad, hand-picked by Zone 4 DCP Nilesh Bharne, intercepted more than 12 trucks ferrying illegally mined sand at various places in Dighori area.
The trucks and huge quantity of sand were seized by the cops. Some truck drivers were also placed under arrest for the illegal act. The illegal ferrying of sand caused huge losses to government coffers on account of royalty.
Further investigations are on.