Tangmarg: Revenue officials assisted by local police seized an earth excavator in Dhobiwan area of Kunzar to protect a swathe of state land being illegally leveled by some locals. Sourcede said that tehsildar Kunzar Gulam Ahmed Dar swung into action over the directions of SDM Gulmarg Aziz Ahmad and seized an excavator (JCB machine) at Dhobiwan. The station house officer (SHO) Kunzer Basharat Ali was with the sealing team which went to the area following information that some people were leveling illegally a portion of state land on Tuesday. Talking to media persons Tehsildar said that he had received a complaint that a group of people were leveling a portion of state land illegally for their own interest. He further added that a case has been registered against the violators and further investigation has been started.