Hyderabad: A Hyderabad Metropolitan Water Supply and Sewerage Board Vigilance team on Saturday raided and seized four tippers, carrying soil dug up illegally from the Himayathsagar Reservoir.
The team which carried out the raid was led by the Circle Inspector, B Srihari along with Operations and Maintenance General Manager D Sridhar Babu and Manager (Engineering) and staff .
The four tippers, carrying the soil and sand illegally after digging at Himayatsagar Reservoir was intended to be sold for commercial purposes to purchasers in Kavvaguda village in Shamshabad Mandal.
The HMWSSB team booked cases against the drivers of the tippers handed them over to Shamshabad police station for taking further necessary action.
The Vigilance Police also seized eleven motors used illegally to draw water from taps at Lambada Basthi, Ambedkar Nagar under Tarnaka Section of O and M, Division VII, Marredpally.
The Vigilance Police also disconnected two illegal water supply connections at GM Nagar and one illegal connection at Poosala Basthi, Saidabad –both under O and M DivisionII. (INN)