Illegal Sand Mining: SC seeks responses from Centre, CBI and 5 States


The Supreme Court has sought responses from the Centre, CBI and five states on a plea which sought prosecution of entities involved in illegal sand mining.

A bench headed by Justice S A Bobde issued notices to the Centre, the Central Bureau of Investigation, Tamil Nadu, Punjab, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and Andhra Pradesh on a plea which claimed that rampant illegal mining in the states was causing environmental degradation.

The plea also sought a direction from the apex court to the CBI to register and investigate sand mining scam" mentioned in the petition (AIR NEWS)

144 Days ago