Four tonnes of sandalwood seized on Indo-Nepal border: 3 held

A truck loaded with 4,000 kilograms of sandalwood was intercepted near Badhni on Indo-Nepal border on Saturday evening.

Last Updated: Feb 13, 2011, 16:48 PM IST

Siddarthnagar: About four tonnes of
sandalwood, being smuggled to Nepal, were seized in a border
area in Siddarthnagar and three persons arrested in this connection.

A truck loaded with 4,000 kilograms of sandalwood was
intercepted near Badhni on Indo-Nepal border on Saturday evening,
Custom Department sources said.

Three alleged smugglers travelling on the vehicle have
been arrested, they said.

The sandalwood was being smuggled from Karnataka to
Nepal, they said.

PTI