Timber Worth Lakhs Seized In Koraput


Koraput: The forest department personnel on Saturday seized timber worth lakhs during a raid at Bhonsali village under Kotpad in Koraput district.

Under the directives of DFO, a team led by Vigilance DSP, AC FO and officials of Jeypore forest range raided as many as five houses. During the raid, the officials found woods logs and furniture worth lakhs.

While the wood logs were seized, no arrest has been made till now. Reportedly, the seized materials have been kept at Borigumma forest range.

A case has been registered under relevant Sections of IPC and strict action will be taken against the culprits, police said.

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