SRINAGAR: Police arrested two timber smugglers along with 4 horses laden with illicit timber in Central Kashmir’s Budgam district.
Sources said that these smugglers were arrested from Sugen Bathipora Forest area of Khag by a police party from police station Khag.
“We intercepted duo who were carrying illicit timber on 4 horses. The duo was arrested and horses and timber seized,” a police official told.
He identified the alleged smugglers as Ashraf Khan and Rashid Malik, both residents of Shonglipora Khag.
A case vide FIR number 15/2021 under relevant sections of law has been registered in this regard at police station Khag. (KNT)