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Sandalwood worth Rs 70 lakh seized, 3 arrested

4/12/2020 at 10:29 AM

Cuttack, Dec 4: The Special Task Force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch has seized sandalwood worth Rs 70 lakh.

We have seized sandalwood weighing 4.60 quintal stashed in Dalajodi forest in Tangi area of Cuttack district, said an official.

Acting on a tip-off, we conducted raid in the jungle and found a huge amount of sandalwood stashed in the forest.

Three persons have been arrested in this regard identified as Hemanta Chatoi, Dandapani Das and Kanhu Bhoi of Balijodi area in the district.

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