Illicit timber seized in Rafiabad

Baramulla: Forest department has seized a mini truck (Tata Mobile) which they said was ferrying illicit timber in Nowpora area of Rafiabad in Baramulla district.
According to officials the truck was intercepted at around 4.30 am on Nowpora Rafiabad road by the forest officials led by Range Officer Kandi, Abdul Majid Mir.
Around 20 cft of illicit timber was recovered from the vehicle, while the smugglers managed to escape taking advantage of darkness, officials said.