Four tonnes of sandalwood seized on Indo-Nepal border: 3 held
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Last Updated: Sunday, February 13, 2011, 16:48
  
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


First Published: Sunday, February 13, 2011, 16:48


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