Teak wood worth Rs 2 lakh seized

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Kakinada, May 11 (UNI) A Special Squad of the Forest Department today seized 70 teak wood logs worth about Rs two lakh, allegedly kept ready for clandestine transportation through Marriveedu Canal.

According to Forest officer M Sivakumar, the squad, on a tip off, conducted a surprise check at a hideout on the outskirts of Thimmapuram village under the jurisdiction of Rajavommangi Forest Range and effected the seizure.

However, the smugglers managed to escape.

UNI XR/AP SJ 2043

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