White Sandalwood smugglers
As per reports from the Police Department, a total of three people have been arrested. The three accused have been identified as Abdul Ahad, Kamrul Islam and Hilal Ahmed.
According to a local media report, the chunks of wood were recovered from one of the accused’s houses in Nahor Village. The sandalwood logs were reportedly chopped off from the Dabaka Reserve Forest.
As per reports, an investigation is underway.
Previously, a similar case was registered wherein a man tried to smuggle red sandalwood logs. The smuggler tried to enact from a popular Indian movie that encouraged that man into smuggling. The trick was shown in Pushpa Raj which depicted the scene of a truck loaded with sandalwood and placing fruit boxes on top of it.