by Umar Raina
Srinagar: Forest Protection Force K-02, on Monday late evening, seized a Maruti car laden with illicit timber in central Kashmir’s Ganderbal district.
Official sources said that after receiving a specific information Forest Protection Force (FDF) Ganderbal laid a checkpoint at Najwan area of Kangan. During the checking, a Maruti car bearing registration number JKO1E 4587 loaded with illicit timber (Deodar 16.30 Cfts) was intercepted. Taking an advantage of the darkness the driver of the vehicle managed to flee from the spot.
The official added that the checkpoint party was also attacked with stones by some miscreants after fleeing from the spot. However, the party managed to seize the vehicle along with the timber logs.