Rajganj, 3rd December: The North Bengal Special Task Force of Baikunthapur Forest Department detained 2 timber-laden trucks from the Siliguri-Jalpaiguri National Highway on Tuesday early morning. Two people, identified as Yaspal Singh (61) and Sunil Kumar (42) were arrested in the incident. Reportedly, they are residents of Punjab.
Upon interrogating the accused, it was learned that the 2 trucks containing Segun wood were recovered on Sunday night which was being transported from Assam to Kolkata. Based on the news, the forest workers launched an operation at the Siliguri-Jalpaiguri road and successfully nabbed the accused from the Fatapukur area.