Muniguda, April 15: The Forest officials today seized 198 wood logs worth around Rs 2.5 lakh near Kendumara village under Ambadola police limits in Rayagada district today.
The forest officials also seized a vehicle used to transport the illegal wood.
According to reports, the officials of Muniguda forest range today intercepted the vehicle near Kendumara village and searched it. Upom search the forest officials found the illegal wood logs and seized them.
However, the driver of the vehicle managed to escape from the spot.
“ The vehicle was transporting the illegal wood logs from Belghar to Bhawanipatna in Kalahandi district,” said the Muniguda ranger.