Sat, Apr 09, 2016, 01:06 PM
Trimex Sands company that was involved in sand mining in Vathsavalasa beach area in Srikakulam district is shut down. It is involved in illegal sand mining since long. Koneru Siva Prasad, who went to jail with Jagan in illegal assets case, is the chairman of the company. It segregates the sand for minerals like rutile, zircon, garnite, elliminate and silliminate and spews effluents like harmful sulphuric acid on to the beach. TDP government ordered the closure of the company.