15 vehicles seized for illegal mining

Excelsior Correspondent
POONCH, Dec 6: On the direction of District Development Commissioner Poonch, Inder Jeet, Geology and Mining department Poonch conducted a number of raids along Daraba river in Tehsil Surankote.
During the raid a heavy excavator and 15 tippers involved in illegal mining were seized.
At majority of the locations, the drivers of the vehicles fled from the spot leaving  their  Tippers behind.
The DMO has appealed public not to be a part of illegal mining and avoid buying material from any mining blocks without e-challan.