Land and Survey Department halts illegal rock transport in Bintulu, heavy machinery seized

Heavy machinery were seized during the operation, and is believed to have been used for dredging activities without a license.

By DayakDaily Team

KUCHING, May 21: The Sarawak Land and Survey Department has successfully halted transportation activities related to rock materials at a site in the Bintulu Division today.

According to a press release, a total of 17 heavy machinery used to carry out the activities were seized as evidence during the operation.


The activities were exposed following a patrol that was carried out. The case is being investigated under Section 32A of the State Land Code (Chapter 81).

“It is an offence to carry out dredging/moving of rock material without a license issued by the Land and Survey Department,” the press release stated.

Members of the public are also urged to relay any information regarding such activities to the department through 082-374555 (headquarters) or use the Talikhidmat service by logging on to or contact 082-555999. — DayakDaily