Illegal sand smuggling in Kharibari: One arrested, two tractors seized

Kharibari, 10th June: Two tractors have been seized after being charged with illegal transportation of sand from the riverbed of Dumuria on Sunday. The incident led to the arrest of Sanjay Pahan (18), a resident of Kharibari.

According to police sources, the sand was being smuggled from the river banks of Dumuria to Bihar without valid documentation. While a driver managed to evade authorities, the driver of the second tractor was apprehended.

The accused was presented in Siliguri Sub-Divisional Court on Monday. The police are continuing their investigation into the incident.

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