Uttrakhand flood: Stolen wood seized from locals

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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 said.

Uttarakhand Flood

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.

PTI

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