Illegal timber seized

From Mingkeng Osik

PASIGHAT | Oct 29 | Two  truck, bearing registration nos. AR 09 1169 and AR 09 6948 laden with illegal timbers were seized by police during naka-checking at Medical Chariali here on Saturday.

Both trucks were intercepted at 2 pm, seized and brought to PS while  during interrogation by Pasighat Police, it was found that the trucks had no valid transit permits and registered a case (No. 199/17 u/s 379 IPC r/w Sec. 25 (d) of Assam Forest Regulation Act).

The police team included DySP Torum Makcha, SIs Vicky Lowang & Tadang Anga and IRBN/CRPF personnel.

“We have detained both trucks and cross checking would be conducted with  forest department tomorrow to be followed by arresting the persons involved, Makcha informed.

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