Port Blair, June 24: District Administration, South Andaman has taken strict action against 3 violators who were indulged in illegal mining and were dumping earth in contravention of Land Revenue Regulations.

The total fine imposed is around `5,48,500/- (Five Lakhs Forty-Eight Thousand Five Hundred only). The sites which were inspected by the revenue officers are located in 3 villages i.e Bambooflat, Sippighat and Bimblitan villages.

The Deputy Commissioner, South Andaman has warned unscrupulous elements involved in illegal extraction and violation of Andaman and Nicobar Islands Land Revenue and Land Reforms Regulation 1966 to desist from indulging in such acts in future failing which stern action would be taken against them.