Meghalaya: Citizens, forest officials nab illegal timber
illegal timber nabbed

Tura: Continuing their efforts at stopping the ongoing illegal timber trade in the plain belt, forest officials of the Garo Hills Autonomous District Council (GHADC), Phulbari Range under West Garo Hills (WGH) as well the Selsella chapter of the Federation of Khasi Jaintia & Garo people nabbed a vehicle carrying timber near Dilnapara village.

As per GHADC officials, the vehicle was intercepted at about 10:15 PM last night but the occupants of the illegal timber-carrying truck fled upon seeing the NGO and Forest team.

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The vehicle (AS 25EC 4397) was carrying at least 8 high-value timber when apprehended by the team. The timber along with the vehicle was later taken to the Phulbari range office

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