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Red sandalwood smuggler arrested, timber worth Rs 2 crore seized: cops

A resident of Darjeeling in West Bengal, 41-year-old Amit Verma was arrested from Asola village in South Delhi, said Deputy Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ram Naik. He was arrested after a raid at a godown in the village that the accused had hired to store the contraband, said the DCP.

Delhi: Four held for smuggling red sandalwood worth Rs 1.4 crore

After it was confirmed by the wildlife inspector, police booked the accused under IPC sections pertaining to theft, receiving stolen property and criminal conspiracy, along with five sections of the Indian Forest Act.

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Pune crucial link in red sandalwood smuggling

Racketeers store rare wood in and around the city and then transport it to Mumbai.

Briefly Sstate: Auto driver stabbed to death

A minor tiff turned violent in Porbandar when an auto-driver was allegedly stabbed to death by a truck driver on Wednesday night.

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Red sandalwood worth Rs 8 cr seized

Sandalwood smuggling: Cop’s role will be clear after kingpin rearrest,say police

Months after allegations surfaced over an inspector with Pune rural police and his team allegedly allowing red sandalwood smugglers safe passage,three constables have been suspended

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5 trucks carrying red sandalwood seized in Chotila

The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) in Gujarat is now on the trail of the trader who booked the five trucks to dispatch them from Gujarat ports.

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