Bhubaneswar, Sep 18: Vigilance sleuths and forest officials today busted four illegal saw mills at Bajpai Chhak and Sanglei Sasan near Gudiapokhari Chhaka under Balipatna Forest Range of Khordha Forest Division.
The raiding teams found the saw mills of running without any licence. The team also seized accessories and timbers worth Rs 19.80 lakh.
Four forest cases have been registered under Balipatna Forest Range for violation of Section 4 of Orissa Saw Mill and Saw Pit (Control) Act-1991 and Rule 4 of Orissa Timber and Other Forest Product Transit Rules, 1980. Further investigation in the case is continuing.