Illicit timber seized in Handwara: Police
Srinagar: Police have seized illicit timber at Kulangam area of Handwara, a police spokesman said on Monday.
The spokesman said the police received a specific input regarding illicit timber lying in the premises of Abdul Majeed War son of Ghulam Rasool resident of Kulangam.
“The police party of Police Post Chogul raided the particular spot and seized twenty logs of illicit timber,” he said.
He said a case vide FIR No. 03/2023 under relevant sections of law was registered at Police Station Handwara and further investigations were taken up as well.
“The drive against timber smugglers will continue to ensure protection of green gold. Our consistent actions against anti-social elements should reassure the community members that we are making every effort to keep our society free of crime,” the spokesman said.