Monday, August 15

Dept uncovers illegal rock dredging ops in Sibu

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One of the heavy vehicles seized during the operation.

KUCHING: The enforcement unit of Land and Survey Department in Sibu uncovered an illegal transportation of rock materials on Thursday.

During the operation, two heavy vehicles said to have been used to ferry the materials, were seized, the department said in a statement yesterday.

“The illegal activity was detected as a result of patrolling. The case will be investigated under Section 32A of the State Land Code (Chapter 81),” it said.

It also reminded those planning to conduct rock dredging activities to refer to the nearest Land and Survey Department office for further advice to avoid any enforcement action.

Members of the public are also welcome to provide tip-off on illegal activities by contacting the department’s headquarters via 082-444 111, Talikhidmat services via www.talikhidmat.sarikawak.gov.my, or call 555 999.