A prominent politico is said to be engaged in illegal earth excavating racket in an area north of the city causing much damage to the environment.
He has hired two tippers belonging to a two-star uniformed one for transporting the earth, they say.
Several persons with a criminal background are said to be involved in this racket.
The two-star uniformed one has been transferred to the Head Office following allegations that his tippers were being used for transporting earth. An inquiry has already been instituted into the allegations against him, they say.