Five red sanders logs being smuggled to Mysuru seized

Five red sanders logs being smuggled to Mysuru seized

July 16, 2022

Bengaluru: The Kengeri Police unearthed an inter-State red sanders smuggling racket and arrested a 30-year-old man from Chittoor, and recovered 105 kg of red sanders worth Rs. 3.15 lakh from them.

The accused, identified as Chemala Chanchuraja, along with two of his associates, was driving to Mysuru when the Police on night rounds intercepted the car. The accused tried to speed away, but the Police gave a chase and nabbed Chanchuraju along with the car, while his associates managed to escape.

The Police recovered 105 kg of five red sander logs from the car. The probe revealed that he is part of the smuggling racket and was taking the consignment to Mysuru to give it to his customers, the Police said. The accused have been booked under various sections of the Forest Act.


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