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Andhra forest officials seize 534 sandalwood logs

Last Updated: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 22:13

Kadapa: Forest officials have seized around 534 red sanders (sandalwood) logs in four separate incidents in Kadapa district on Thursday.

Based on a tip-off, a lorry loaded with 154 red sanders logs was seized near Desettipalli forest checkpost, a forest ranger said.
In another incident, forest officials seized 120 red sanders logs near Gunjana South checkpost.

Another team of forest officials also found found 110 logs in a banana plantation, besides an additional 150 logs in a nearby farm.
The total value of the 534 logs seized is worth more than Rs 1 crore.


First Published: Thursday, March 21, 2013 - 22:13
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