Illegal sand mining in Belagavi
Illegal sand mining is on its peak in the district. No hard effects are taken to prevent it on behalf of concerned authorities.
High court has given strict guidelines over extracting sand from rivers when there is water, district has shortage of sand because of which rates per load have reached Rs 25000 and above.
SP Ravikante Gowda said necessary steps are taken to prevent illegal sand mining. Team of subdivision squad is formed to keep eye on illegal sand mining and transportation .