Five Apprehended In Kokrajhar


KOKRAJHAR, FEB 3: Forest department have apprehended five persons for smuggling Sal logs in a vehicle and seized a laden mini truck along with Sal logs at Ultapani area along the Indo-Bhutan border in Kokrajhar district today morning.

According to forest department sources, the Sal logs were smuggled in a tent house goods carrying vehicle which was detected and later seized by forest department officials during a checking.

The persons were identified as Kajal Dey Sarkar, Monojit Das, Punoy Das, Biplob Das and Rajkumar Sah.

The market value of the seized Sal logs would be approximately over one lakh.