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Sopore Police seize illicit timber

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Sopore, Aug.t 26: Police in Sopore arrested a timber smuggler and seized illicit timber.
Officers at a checkpoint, near Hospital Dangiwacha Rafiabad intercepted a tractor bearing registration number JK05C 6710 and seized illicit timber from the vehicle. The arrested timber smuggler has been identified as Ashiq Hussain Parry, a resident of Rawoocha. He has been shifted to Police Station Dangiwacha where he remains in custody.

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The vehicle used in the commission of crime has also been seized. A case FIR No. 109/2020 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Dangiwacha & investigation into the matter has been initiated.