Over 15 tonne red sander wood seized in Kutch

Over 15 tonnes of red sander wood, worth over Rs 15 crore, was seized from a warehouse in Gandhidham town of the district.

Last Updated: Sep 02, 2011, 23:46 PM IST

Kutch: Over 15 tonnes of red sander wood,
worth over Rs 15 crore, was seized from a warehouse in
Gandhidham town of the district, police said on Friday.

Acting on a tip-off, a raid was conducted late last night
at the warehouse in Gadpadar village on the outskirts of
Gandhidham where the police found over 15 tonnes of red sander
wood, they said.

The warehouse was given on lease to a Delhi-based company
by its owner. The Customs and the Directorate of Revenue
Intelligence officials have been informed about the seizure,
the police said.

A case has been registered and further investigation is
on, they added.

PTI