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IAS officer and driver attacked by sand mafia

By IndianMandarins- 04 Feb 2023


Bhubaneswar (04.02.2023): Kunal Motiram Chavan (IAS: 2020: OD) posted as sub-collector of Balasore and his driver were attacked by the sand mining mafia in Balasore district on Friday while he was checking papers of a sand-laden truck which was suspected to be transporting sand without necessary papers.
They were hit on the shoulders and head at Fuladio bridge of the Balasore district. Balasore collector Dattatreya Bhausaheb Shinde informed that the administration conducted raids in Mandarpur and Dahapada areas on following a tip about illegal sand mining and confiscated several tipper trucks, tractors and JCBs.

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