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Prompt legal action against sand miners - Minister Amaraweera

Minister Mahinda Amaraweera during the inspection tour.
Minister Mahinda Amaraweera during the inspection tour.

Environment Minister Mahinda Amaraweera said that strict legal action will be taken against those who engage in sand mining using politicians’ names. He visited the Batticaloa District on October 13 and engaged in a inspection tour at the Geological Equations and Mines Bureau.

Tamil National Alliance (TNA) Batticaloa District MP R. Sanakkiyan was present.

The Minister said that certain people are using politicians’ names to carry out their illegal work and legal steps will be taken against them irrespective of their political affiliations and status.