Tag: Sandalwood Smuggler

CCB Police bust sandalwood smuggling racket
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CCB Police bust sandalwood smuggling racket

December 15, 2021

Two arrested, Rs. 1 crore-worth 700 kg sandalwood recovered Mysore/Mysuru: City Crime Branch (CCB) Police have busted a huge sandalwood smuggling racket in city by arresting two smugglers and have recovered 700 kg sandalwood worth Rs. 1 crore besides seizing Rs. 15,000 cash, one goods vehicle and two mobile phones from them. The CCB Police,…

Sandalwood thieves, traders arrested
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Sandalwood thieves, traders arrested

January 18, 2021

Metagalli Police seize 230 kgs of scented wood worth Rs. 35 lakh Mysore/Mysuru: A week after busting an inter-State gang of sandalwood smugglers and arresting four accused, the city Police swooped on another similar gang and have arrested another four accused. The latest arrests made by Metagalli Police have yielded sandalwood weighing 230 kgs worth…

Inter-State sandalwood smugglers held, 10 cases solved
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Inter-State sandalwood smugglers held, 10 cases solved

January 9, 2021

Mysore/Mysuru: Mysuru City Police have arrested a four-member gang of inter-State sandalwood smugglers and seized 46 kg sandalwood logs worth Rs. 5.5 lakh and a car used for smuggling. With this arrest, as many as 10 sandalwood theft cases reported in six Police Station limits have been solved. The accused have been identified as Bhupathi,…

3 sandalwood tree thieves arrested
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3 sandalwood tree thieves arrested

April 9, 2017

Mysuru– The City Crime Branch (CCB) Police and Kuvempunagar Police, in a joint operation, have arrested three persons involved in chopping of sandalwood tree in Lingambudhi Lake premises on Feb. 10 midnight in which a person was killed when the Forest Guard opened fire in self-defence, while seven miscreants had fled from the spot. The…

Sandalwood smuggler killed in firing was a poor tribal
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Sandalwood smuggler killed in firing was a poor tribal

February 14, 2017

By M.T. Yogesh Kumar The youth who was killed when forest department personnel fired at a group of sandalwood smugglers, who were cutting sandalwood trees in the mini-forest around Lingambudhi Lake on he outskirts of the city in the wee hours of the Saturday morning, has been identified as Shankar (26), of Mahadeshwara tribal colony…

Sandalwood smuggler shooting case
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Sandalwood smuggler shooting case

February 13, 2017

Number of security guards increased around Lingambudhi Lake Foot patrolling to be intensified around reserve forests Cops hope to arrest other accused through Shankar’s phone  Following the shooting at the mini forests near Lingambudhi Lake on Saturday morning, where a Forest Watcher shot dead Shankar, a sandalwood smuggler who was one among the 8-10 member…

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