Bicholim cops seize truck for illegal extraction


 The Bicholim police on Wednesday seized a truck carrying mud from Vathadev, Bicholim.
Bicholim PI Neenad Devulkar said that the mines department conducted a raid on Tuesday at Vathadev after receiving information about extraction work going on in the area. After the raid, a complaint was registered at the Bicholim police station.
The police then investigated the incident and seized the truck. "The raid was conducted on Tuesday at about 1.30pm, but the matter was intimated to us at around 3.30pm. We then carried out an investigation and the truck was seized on Wednesday," said Devulkar, adding that they will forward the matter to the mines department for a further investigation. [TOI]