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7 tractors, mini trucks involved in sand smuggling seized in Bhadrak

21/10/2020 at 4:11 PM

Bhadrak, Oct 21: As many as 7 sand-laden tractors and mini trucks were seized for illegally smuggling sand in Dhamnagar area in the district today.

According to reports, the trucks were seized after a raid was conducted by the officials of Dhamnagar Tehsil and Dhamnagar police led by Tehsildar.

The Dhamnagar Tehsildar reportedly detained a tractor near the Baitarani river and five tractors and a minitruck near the Dhamnagar market while the sand was being transported illegally from the Baitarani river.

It is alleged that everyday bricks and sand are smuggled from various rivers in the Dhamnagar area.

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