Police seizes illicit timber in Ganderbal

Police seizes illicit timber in Ganderbal
"Moreover, efforts are on to nab the persons involved in the commission of crime." [Image for representational purpose only]File/ GK

Srinagar: Huge quantity of illicit timber was seized by police from forest area of village HilpattiHankarGund, a police spokesman said.

He said acting on specific input about timber smuggling, a police party from Gund on the directions of SSP Ganderbal Nikil Borkar-IPS under the supervision of SDPO Kangan seized 21 logs of illicit timber from the forest area.

Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 48/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Gund and further investigation set into motion. Moreover, efforts are on to nab the persons involved in the commission of crime.

The drive against timber smugglers will continue to ensure protection of green gold.

“Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime. Police has resolved to act as per law against those who indulge in criminal activities,” he said.

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