Tuesday, September 22, 2020
Home North Bengal Alipurduar Illegal timber worth 1.7 lakhs seized from Birpara

Illegal timber worth 1.7 lakhs seized from Birpara

Birpara, June 3: Eight logs of Segun (Teak wood timber) were recovered from a small goods carrier bearing vechile registration number WB-73E-2325 on Tuesday evening near Pagli river under Birpara PS in Alipurduar district of West Bengal.

The current market value of the recovered timber is approximately One lakh Seventy thousand rupees (₹1,70,000/-) as the ranger of Dalgaon Mr Dorjey Sherpa said.

The teak tree logs were recovered while the forest guards of Dalgaon forest range were on patroling on Tuesday evening. A vechile loaded with timber was seized but no smuggler was caught.

Earlier, forest officials of Dalgaon Range had confiscated several small vehicles without number plates while smuggling timber from the area through Birpara. One can easily see the deforested area of Dalmore forest near Birpara-Makrapara Road.

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Most Popular

One injured as car crashed into a house in Phuentsholing

Phuentsholing, 21st September: A 53-year-old man at Kabreytar in Phuentsholing Bhutan was injured after he was hit by the window metal frame...

Two dead, one injured in a road accident in Nagrakata

Nagrakata, 20th September: Two person died in collision between car and motorcycle, while the other was seriously injured. The incident occurred on...

Five injured as vehicle overturns on Asian Highway 48 near Birpara

Birpara, 17th Sept: Five people including the driver, were moderately injured when a small goods carrier overturned on Asian Highway No. 48....

Bolero seized with 6 illegal teak logs in Birpara

Birpara, September 15: Illegal smugglers are on the rise in Madarihat-Birpara block area in Alipurduar district. The administration is actively conducting raids.

Recent Comments

%d bloggers like this: