Illegal extraction of white Moorum hefty penalty imposed

Port Blair, Jan 17: A surprise field inspection was conducted by Tehsildar, Little Andaman alongwith the Patwari, Surveyor and choudhary to identify the site utilizing for illegal extraction of earth/white Moorum at Ramakrishnapur village, Little Andaman.

A JCB found on the spot which was used for illegal extraction of White Moorum from the Govt. Revenue Land and subsequently the same was seized and kept within the premises of Police Out Post, Ramakrishnapur, Little Andaman.

A hefty amount as Penalty/Fine has been imposed as per Mines & Minerals Rules 2012 against the defaulters towards illegal extraction of White Moorum.

People are urged to refrain from such illegal activities failing which strict action as per law may be taken against the violators which includes fine & land encumbrance. Any information regarding illegal mining or extraction of earth/Moorum may be intimated to District Control Room telephone No. 238881 and EOC, Little Andaman telephone No. 284015.


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