Choudwar: Tightening the noose around the necks of the stone mafia, officials of Cuttack Vigilance Department late Thursday night conducted a sudden raid on an illegal stone quarry near Chagaria Adivasi Sahi under Dalijoda forest range of Cuttack forest division.
As per reports, a team of officials carried out the raid late Thursday night. During the raid, the construction vehicles were found parked at the site. The raid team seized 1 JCB, 7 power tillers, stones, cutting machines and other equipment from the spot.
Acting on a tip-off, officials raided the spot and made the seizure. No one has been arrested during the raid as the workers and staff of the stone quarry managed to give the raid team a slip.
A case has been registered and further raids will be conducted again, forester Sasikant Behera said.