Srinagar, Dec 14 (UNI) The Jammu and Kashmir police today arrested three officials, including an executive officer, of Sumbal Notified Area Committee (NAC) for selling willows illegally.
Official sources said police on a tip-off arrested the three officials for selling willows of the NAC.
The officials were identified as Anayatullah Banday, Executive officer, Ghulam Hassan Mir and Ali Mohammad Dar.
The accused had sold willow trees of the NAC for Rs 2,55,000 without assessment from Forest department and permission from Director Rural department.
An FIR under section 409 RPC has been registered in this regard, they said.