Vilgam/Handwara, Feb 24: Jammu and Kash mir police has registered a case against a forest department official after they seized illicit Timber from his house. The official, however, managed to flee from the scene and is still absconding.
According to Wire Service—Kashmir News Observer (KNO), a police official said that after specific inputs house of a forest employee identified as Reyaz Ahmad Shah son of Saif Ud Din shah was raided.
He said that on seeing the police team approaching his house, he fled from the spot and is still absconding.
He further said that about 26 cft illicit Timber was seized from the on run forest official.
Confirming the development Senior Superintendent of Police Handwara Dr G V Sundeep told KNO that the official is on run and a case has been registered under FIR Number 05/2020 under section 379 IPC, 26 indian forest act against the accused.