Wed, Aug 26, 2015, 02:59 PM
Cases of digging borewells without permissions, drawing water and distributing it through tankers have come to light in Hyderabad. The illegal water mafia is earning lakhs of rupees, while groundwater levels in the city are reaching danger levels. Despite official checks, the mafia is continuing to carry on this illegal trade as it is fetching. Locals deplore that lack of stringent measures against the culprits is what is making them bold.