India: 33 Man Jailed for Illegall Sand Dredging

MUMBAI: The Vasai revenue officials conducted a raid at the Vaitarna Creek in Dolvi, Khardi and Khaniwade villages in Thane district and busted the sand mafia operating in the area on Sunday.Bhiwandi sub-divisional officer Revati Gaikar said she and her staff went in three boats to check the sand dredging. Nearly 600 people were involved in illegal sand mining…


Source:timesofindia,April 20,2010;