Bhubaneswar: As many as 34 pieces of costly saguan logs were seized during raids by the Kesinga forest officials in Kalahandi distirct early this morning.
The forest officials also detained two jawans, including a constable, from whose possessions the valuable wood logs were seized. The van loaded with logs was found parked in the IRB 2 Battalion in Jaringi.
According to reports, Kesinga forest officials conducted raids after being tipped off by a reliable source in the IRB and found the sagual log-laden van there. The cost of seized logs is believed to be lakhs of rupees.
Further investigations are on, added reports.