Raids continue on stone quarries in Junagadh
Times of India
The raid conducted by the state mine and mineral department against mineral theft in Junagadh district stone quarries continued for the second consecutive day on Thursday when the department officials trained their guns on Vijapur village.
"There are stone quarries in the villages near Junagadh like Palasava and Vijapur where mineral theft is rampant. We had recently received a tip-off in this regard, following which a team of state mine and mineral department was dispatched from Gandhinagar to conduct the raid," said a source from the department.
The team of officials include women staff as well to deal with local protesters that include women.
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