Illegal mining : SAD ex-mantri’s son, Akali leader booked

Former Akali minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan’s son Jagroop Singh Sekhwan and Shiromani Alali Dal (SAD) leader Kanwalpreet Singh Kaki have been booked by the police for carrying out illegal mining of sand at Mughla (Bechirag) village in Kahnuwan block of Gurdaspur district.
The case, filed on the recommendation of the chief director, Punjab vigilance bureau, pertains to the illegal mining by the duo from December 8, 2012 to December 7, 2015, causing “huge financial loss” to the state exchequer.

Gurdaspur senior superintendent of police (SSP) HS Bhullar on Friday said the case was registered against Sekhwan and Kaki under Sections 379 and 120 B of the IPC and Section 21 of the Mines and Minerals Development and Regulation Act at the Bhaini Mian Khan police station in the district on Thursday.
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