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Tuesday, April 23 2024

Illegal transport of rosewood worth Rs 20 lakh thwarted

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Kushalnagar: On a tip-off, the forest officials here thwarted illegal transport of rosewood worth Rs 20 lakh and arrested two in this connection.

The duo have been identified as a lorry driver, Irshad from Siddapur and Mani from Injilagere here. They were transporting the rosewood from Siddapur and were apprehended on their way to Kushalnagar. The rosewood were hidden under coffee and paddy husks.

The lorry used for transportation too has been seized.

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