Pathankot: In the wake of the recent Punjab and Haryana High Court order to ban illegal mining, the local Mining Department have booked three crusher units on Thursady for allegedly indulging in mining activities from the Ravi river.

According to a complaint filed by the Pathankot Mining Officer the owners of Subhas Chander, Ab Stone Crusher, Shiv Shakti stone crusher and Luxmi Stone crusher were booked under several sections of the IPC Act and Mining Act for indulging in illegal mining from the river bed, police said.
 
A manhunt has been launched to nab the absconding trio, they said.

(Agencies)

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