2 held carrying illicit timber on 4 horses in Budgam village

BUDGAM, 24th APRIL: Budgam Police on Saturday claimed to have arrested two timber Smugglers along with illicit timber carried on 04 horses.

Acting on a specific information about timber smuggling, a naka was established by Police during intervening night of 23/24 April at sugen Bathipora forest area of Khag. During Naka, police party of PS Khag intercepted and arrested 02 persons carrying illicit timber on 04 horses, police spokesman said in a statement.

The arrested timber smugglers have been identified as Mohammad Ashraf Khan son of Abdul Gaffar Khan, Abdul Rashid Malik son of Mohammad Abdullah both residents of Shonglipora Khag.

A case FIR number 15/2021 under relevant sections of law stands registered in PS Khag and investigation taken up.

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