The management of the public sector Kerala Minerals and Metals Ltd (KMML) has warned of strong action through the police against those responsible for dumping garbage at Edavattaom, a residential area adopted by the company. In a statement on Wednesday, the company said at 1.30 a.m. on Wednesday, a tanker lorry carrying septic tank waste had reached the area to dump the contents there. Security guards of the company on duty there immediately intervened and informed the police. Vigil had been intensified at the company’s guest house complex and vacant properties.