The case has been registered on a reference from the Affirm govt, clubbing collectively 17 separate FIRs earlier lodged with the native police.

The case has been registered on a reference from the Affirm govt, clubbing collectively 17 separate FIRs earlier lodged with the native police.

The Central Bureau of Investigation has booked 17 other folks for allegedly indulging in unlawful mining in Andhra Pradesh’s Guntur from 2010 to 2018.

The case has been registered on a reference from the Affirm govt, clubbing collectively 17 separate FIRs earlier lodged with the native police.

The case alleges unlawful mining/quarrying and unlawful transportation of limestone in some villages of Guntur by the accused.

The CBI has invoked various provisions of the Indian Penal Code, the Prevention of Hurt to Public Property Act, the Explosives Substances Act, the Explosives Act and the Mines and Minerals (Construction and Law) Act.