‘Illegal sand mining back with vengeance’: Court raps Goa for ignoring orders

11 dec 2020

‘Illegal sand mining back with vengeance’: Court raps Goa for ignoring orders

Taking note of that unlawful sand mining has "got back furiously", the Bombay High Court has given scorn notification to Goa boss secretary and different experts for supposedly disregarding its requests on checking illicit sand mining in the state.
Hearing an appeal documented by the Goa River Sand Protectors Network, a group of activists and hippies who have been crusading against unlawful sand extractions from the waterway beds in Goa, the court noticed that there was proof that its requests were not being followed and given notification to the state boss secretary Parimal Rai, the Director Mines and Geology and the Director General of Police inquiring as to why activity ought not be started against them for disdain of court.
"In any event, by all appearances, we find that our requests comparable to sand mining are not being consented to. The material set on record, at any rate, at first sight, shows that unlawful sand mining has gotten back with retribution and the specialists, who, in the past had accomplished exemplary work in forestalling it, seem to have let down the gatekeeper," the high court noted.