Muzaffarnagar, July 2: Police today seized wood worth lakhs of rupees, allegedly stolen by locals in Ferozpur village when it came flowing in the Ganga from flood-ravaged Uttrakhand.
"A team led by sub-divisional magistrate Arvind Tripathi
yesterday raided Firozpur village and recovered wood worth lakhs of
rupees, which were allegedly stolen by villagers while they came
flowing in the Ganga from flood-hit Uttrakhand," SSP Manzil Saini
District authorities had received complaints about wood being stolen from Ganga river in several villages, including Firozabad, Shukertal, Bahupura, Bhokaheri, Hajuipura, Sikri, Biharighar, Maharaj Nagar and Sitabpuri, Saini said. More raids will be conducted, he added.