30sq ft illicit timber seized


Sopore: Sopore Police on Thursday claimed to have seized illicit timber during night patrolling.

During the night patrolling, a police party of Police Station Dangiwacha along with Forest Range Officer Rafiabad seized about 30sq ft green chopped timber(deodar) on 31_B Dalri Rafiabad.

Taking an advantage of the darkness, the Jungle smugglers/thieves left the tractor without registration number on spot and fled away in darkness.

“Timber which they were about to load in the tractor was seized,” Police said.

A case under FIR No. 81/2017 under section 379RPC 6FA Act was registered while the investigation has been taken up to ascertain the involvement of actual offenders.

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