100 cft timber recovered in Baramulla, five arrested

100 cft timber recovered in Baramulla, five arrested

BARAMULLA: Forest protection force (FPF) seized illicit timber from a vehicle at Kanispora area of Baramulla on Srinagar Baramulla highway on Friday night.
Assistant director, FPF Baramulla, Manmeet Singh told Kashmir Reader that on a specific information they intercepted a load carrier at Kanispora on Baramulla-Srinagar highway Friday night and recovered
148 pieces of sawn timber (deodar), while another Tata Sumo accompanying the load carrier was guarding it.
“Some persons escaped from the spot but we arrested at least five smugglers including known timber smuggler Abdul Hameed Khan of Bramam Rafiabad,” Singh said, adding that 99.52 cft timber was recovered from the vehicle and an FIR 109/2017 was registered against the five persons in police station Baramulla.

 

 

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