CBI finds Rs 2500 cr illegal ore

The Central Bureau of investigation is conducting raids across Karnataka and Goa in connection with illegal mining. The CBI is conducting raids after it found that ore was being illegally excavated to the tune if Rs 2500 crore.
CBI sources say that they have information that 50 lakh metric tones of ore has been mined in various parts of the state and the value of the same is Rs 2500 crore. The raids are being conducted at Karwar, Hospet and also Goa.
There are 8 teams in all conducting the raids and it has been also found that ore was illegally transported through the Bilikere port.
The CBI which is acting as per the directives of the Supreme Court has registered 5 cases in all against various firms.

Author: Vicky Nanjappa

just a reporter

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