Police arrested three smugglers, seized illegal timber
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By: Beigh Irshad
KANGAN: Police foiled smuggling bid in Kangan village and arrested three persons.
Reports said that a police party from PS Kangan during intervening night seized illicit timber and arrested three persons who have been identified as Nazir Ahmad Thakery, Showkat Ahmad Banya and Yousuf Thakery.
Sources told Valley Online that near about 10 feet of illicit timber was seized from the spot.
Meanwhile all three smugglers were taken to Police Station Kangan and further investigation has been taken up in this regard.
Locals have raised again questions on Forest, Protection, and other concerned departments who are being paid to save green gold but unfortunately concerned departments failed to save forests.
An FIR No 7/2021/US 379 IPC 26 Forest Act has been registered at Police Station Kangan.