Five more arrested in illegal mining case
SDPO Amaresh Panda said five persons including mines mafia Ramesh Chandra Pradhan of Joda in Keonjhar district were arrested and a dumper loaded with iron lumps were seized from Mandajoda mines area.
Police had arrested five persons yesterday and seized one dumper loaded with iron ore. The total iorn ore and iron lump seized were about 30 tons valued at about Rs 1.30 lakh. All five were produced before a court at Bonai which remanded them to jail custody.