3 timber smugglers arrested in Ganderbal: Police
Srinagar: Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested three timber smugglers and seized illicit timber in Ganderbal.
In a statement issued here, a police spokesperson said: “Acting on specific information regarding the timber smuggling at Mamer Kangan, a police party from Police Station Kangan headed by SHO PS Kangan under the supervision of SDPO Kangan Shri Yasir Qadri-JKPS have arrested three Timber smugglers and seized illicit Timber.”
“They have been identified as Mohammad Yousuf Thakrey son of Lal Din, Nazir Ahmad Thakrey son of Saif-u-Din and Showket Ahmad Baniya son of Mohammad Ishaq Baniya all residents of Mamer Dard wooder Kangan,” the spokesperson said.
“Accordingly, a case vide FIR No. 07/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered at Police Station Kangan and investigation has been taken up,” he added.