Sepang district officer Mohd Amin Ahmad Ahya said they had so far seized 11 plots in Sepang and Puchong bordering Kuala Langat district with the issuance of the Notice 8A (notice of reversion to the state), which meant forfeiture of their property.
He said the plots shut down were in Ampar Tenang (1), Kota Warisan (2), Kampung Revolusi Hijau (2), Ringkas Kini (1), Solid Benefit (1), Kumpulan Hartanah (1), Magma (1), Jenderam Hilir (1) and Bukit Damar (1).
It was reported that billions of ringgit is being lost through illegal sand mining in the state and the Sepang District Land Office went into full gear to shut down these illegal operations after they came under fire recently.
“We are monitoring the hotspots and have intensified our operations to curb these activities. Most of the plots seized are about 15 acres each,’’ said Mohd Amin.