Kanakapura tahsildar survives murder attempt by sand miners

Submitted by alvin on Wed, 2017-03-01 15:42 Ramnagara: Kanakapura tahsildar Yoganand survived a murder attempt on him when he along with his officials went to raid on illegal sand mining at Thattekere village in the taluk on Tuesday. Acting on a tip-off about illegal sand mining at a private farm, tahsildar and his officials went to raid.  It is learnt that sand miners allegedly tried to knock down Tahsildar Yoganand's vehicle with the JCB vehicle. Alert, officer and his colleagues jumped off from their vehicle to save themselves. It is said that officials pelted stones on JCB driver and he escaped from the spot.​