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Asansol. During the CBI and CID investigation in the case of illegal smuggling of coal, a large quantity of coal was found. Asansol was rescued by the constables of Jamuria police station of Durgapur police station. illegal Coal smuggling As a result of the incident, the police arrested 9 coal smugglers. Three trucks loaded with coal were confiscated. Two of the arrested are truck drivers.

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On Thursday night, based on information received from confidential sources, Churulia outpost of Jamuria police station has reportedly raided the Taldanga cremation ground adjacent to Ajay river. Police seized three trucks loaded with 60 tons of illegal coal, one empty truck, 3 tons of coal, one JCB vehicle, two Swift Dzire cars and two motorcycles. A total of 9 people were arrested from the spot. They are Ali Mah Shah of Churulia under Jamuria police station, Sanjay Garai, Kalam Khan and Mah Shahid of Domhani Bazar under Baraban police station, Kala Saji, Sheikh Mokhtar Hussain and Sheikh Nooruddin of Madanpur under Baraban police station, Asim Rana of Nala in Jharkhand. and Phulan Yadav of Munger in Bihar. The arrested were produced before the Asansol District Court on Friday. According to police sources, illegally loaded trucks were picked up from Churulia district on Thursday night for smuggling to Kolkata.

Incidentally, the CBI is already investigating the illegal smuggling of coal from ECL’s leased colliery area at Asansol Raniganj. The CBI has arrested several people on charges of coal smuggling. The first charge against 41 people was also presented to the Special Court of Central Intelligence Agency of Asansol city. In addition, the Central Intelligence Agency of the state police has also started a separate investigation into this case of coal smuggling. The CID also arrested several people.

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