Kaushambi: Illegal sand mining was going on in full swing in the dark of night at the Kevat ka Purva Ghat of Yamuna river in Kaushambi, UP. DM and SP took the complaint seriously. He raided the sand ghat along with Sarayakil police, CO and mining officer. The sudden raid by the officers caused a stir.
22 people arrested
NGT rules were being violated
38 lakh 75 thousand rupees fine
Lease holder to be sent to jail