Police seize illicit timber, accused arrested in Baramulla

BARAMULLA, 20 May 2023: Police seized illicit timber in Baramulla and arrested an accused person involved in the commission of crime on Saturday.

Police party of Police Station Bijhama arrested a timber smuggler namely Mohd Shafi Dar son of Ab Razak Dar resident of Lachipora-A Bijhama, involved in cutting down illicit forest timber and selling it at higher rates. On his disclosure, 10 Illicit wooden planks of forest timber were recovered in Bijhama.

Accordingly, a case under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Bijhama and an investigation has been initiated.