Timber smuggling bid foiled
GK NEWS NETWORK
Jammu, Nov 29: With the arrest of three smugglers, police has claimed to have foiled a timber smuggling bid and recovered 55 scants from their possession in Gool area of Ramban district, a police spokesman said on Monday.
Following inputs about the smuggling of scants, a police team, during the intervening night of November 28 and 29 laid a naka and intercepted a truck (6285-JK14-A).
During searches, 55 scants, which were illegally being transported were recovered from the vehicle.
Police has arrested three persons including the driver who have been identified as Muhammad Ramzan son of Qasim Hajam of Dalwa, Farooq Ahmed (driver) son of Abdul Rashid of Charoon (Gool) and Bashir Ahmed (owner of the truck) son of Abdul Rashid of Dalwa.
BOVINE SMUGGLERS HELD
Police has arrested two persons at Banihal for illegally transporting 10 bovines.
Police spokesman said a Tata 407 carrying ten bovines was on way to Kashmir when it was intercepted at Banihal, following inputs.
The police arrested two persons from the vehicle, when they failed to produce permission from the administration, police added.
The arrested persons have been identified as Ramzan Ali son of Muhammad Din and Amanat Ali son of Shah Muhammad of Ragroda (Sidhra).
They were booked under FIR number 216 of 2010 under section 188 of RPC, 3/PC Act, at Police Station Banihal.
Lastupdate on : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Mon, 29 Nov 2010 18:30:00 GMT
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