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Court-ordered inspectors search mineral sand warehouses in Tamil Nadu

By William Clarke
Published: Friday, 19 May 2017

A ban on mineral sands from Tamil Nadu will remain in place, during a court-ordered inspection of inventories, in an ongoing spat over alleged illegal mining.

The results of the warehouse inspection, ordered by the state’s high court, are expected to be completed by the end of March.

A spokesman for the Tamil Nadu Department of Geology said the case is currently scheduled to be heard on June 28, although there...

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