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Villagers in Ganjam detain trucks smuggling sand to AP

21/11/2021 at 10:31 AM

Ganjam, 21 Nov: Villagers of Chatrapur in Ganjam district have detained 2 trucks smuggling sand to Andhra Pradesh on Sunday.

According to sources, sand was being smuggled to Andhra Pradesh from the Rushikulya River bank in Khalikot area for a few months.

The locals had lodged several complaints with the district administration. However, no action was taken.

After getting no response from the administration’s side, the villagers detained the trucks smuggling sand at Gobagram under Chartapur police limits.

Subsequently, the Chatrapur police seized the trucks and took the truck drivers into custody.

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