Abid Hussain Wani
Doda, June 11: Forest officials seized a vehicle laden with illicit green timber in Bhalessa range of Bhaderwah forest division here today.
Officials informed that 10 cubic feet of green timber were seized from a Tata mobile vehicle and the timber had been cut down by smugglers in upper belt of Bhalessa and was being carried to urban areas. Officials said they intercepted the vehicle on Tuesday morning around 3am, under the supervision of range officer Sameer Reshu.
DFO Bhaderwah said vechile was seized and a case under section 36 forest act is registered and further investigation is going on.