Wood worth lakhs recovered in Siliguri

The personnel of Baikunthpur forest department have seized a vehicle with illegal logs of wood near Salugada market. However, no arrests have been made regarding this incident.


According to the forest department sources, on Thursday as per daily routine, the workers of the forest department had gone out to do routine patrolling. At the same time those people stopped a vehicle for checking.

However, seeing the forest workers approaching them, the driver and the passenger escaped. After this, forest workers recovered nearly Rs. 2 lakhs worth of timber including tashaali in the vehicle. The whole incident is being investigated.


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