Hamirpur (Arvinder): SDM Shilpi Bekta in Sujanpur has started to clamp down against illegal mining. Everyone is shivering in fear of this domineering female officer. According to the information, on Tuesday, SDM Sujanpur conducted surprise inspections in Panchayat Jungle and Barry. During the inspection, a tractor doing illegal mining appeared in Beas River. The woman officer decided to catch the driver of the tractor and with no other route, she landed in the Beas river on foot with her team.
On reaching the water, the woman officer took off her shoes and held her hand and crossed the river and reached the tractor. Seeing the SDM coming there, the tractor driver escaped from the spot but the SDM called all the information written above the tractor and collected all the information and then challaned it in lieu of illegal mining. The SDM has referred the matter to the Department of Mining.
At the same time, SDM Shilpi Bekta said that a tractor has been caught while doing illegal mining. Instructions have been given to impose a fine of Rs 10,000 on the spot. He said that there were constant complaints about illegal mining reaching them, on which this action has been taken. SDM said that this action will continue continuously.