Gujarat: RTI activist injured, son killed by man accused of illegal sand mining, land grabbing

Updated: Oct 6 2022 11:34AM

Bhuj, Oct 6 (PTI) A 24-year-old man was killed and his father, a Right to Information activist, was grievously injured after a man accused of illegal sand mining allegedly rammed their scooter with his SUV in Gujarat's Kutch district.

The accused was arrested following the incident which took place on October 3, local police said.

RTI activist Ramesh Balia, a native of Meghpar village in Lakhpat tehsil, had lodged complaints of illegal sand mining against Navalsinh Jadeja, police said.