Assam: Huge Quantity Of Smuggled Timber Seized In Sonitpur

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Published: February 13,2024 02:05 PM
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The team has seized around 328 pieces of timber from the truck

February 13, 2024: In an operation, the Chariduar Forest Department seized a large quantity of smuggled timber on the Assam-Arunachal road in Sonitpur district on Tuesday.



Reportedly, when the forest dept team stopped the truck carrying timbers, the driver and the handyman fled from the scene leaving the vehicle.



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However, the team has seized around 328 pieces of timber from the truck. According to the forest officials, the value of the timber seized is estimated at Rs 4 lakh.



Further investigation is on.