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CBI Searches 11 Locations In UP, Uttarakhand In Illegal Sand Mining Case

The CBI teams are conducting searches at around 11 locations including Saharanpur, Dehradun and Lucknow.

CBI Searches 11 Locations In UP, Uttarakhand In Illegal Sand Mining Case

The case is in connection with illegal sand mining leases given in Saharanpur. (Representational)

New Delhi:

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) is carrying out searches at 11 locations in Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh in connection with illegal sand mining leases given in Saharanpur, officials said today.

The move comes after the agency registered a fresh FIR in connection with allocation of leases in Saharanpur, they said.

The CBI teams are conducting searches at around 11 locations including Saharanpur, Dehradun and Lucknow at the premises of the accused in a case related to alleged irregularities in the allocation of sand-mining leases at Saharanpur.