Probe illegal mining activities in Madurai, Madras HC tells IAS officer Sagayam
news Friday, December 12, 2014 - 05:30
The News Minute| November 26, 2014| 8.34 am IST IAS officer U. Sagayam has been directed by the Madras High Court to probe illegal granite mining in the area of Madurai alone. The order came after Sagayam requested a clarification from on the scope of hi s prbe, when the court appointed him as Legal Commissioner to inspect all mines and come up with a report, said The Hindu. The clarification was made by Chief Justice Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Justice M Sathyanarayanan clarifying a petition made by Sagayam. Sagayam had filed a petition seeking to find out if he was required to probe mining activities in all 32 districts of Tamil Nadu or just restrict it to Madurai. Read Most transferred IAS officer Sagayam chosen to lead probe on illegal mining
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