In a major breakthrough, Dholai range of Forest Division of Assam's Cachar seized huge quantity of illegally smuggled timbers on Tuesday.
The seizure was made following a raid at Punir Hawar area under Dholai constituency in the district.
The forest range office personnel of Dholai on a specific tip off rounded up the area and seized illegally smuggled timber worth lakhs of rupees in the market.
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Though the smugglers managed to flee from the spot, the forest personnel could also seize one mechanized wood cutter, chains and ropes that pull a tree down, informed, the beat officer of Bishnupur under Dholai range....
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