Police recover illicit forest produce and cash

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, KULLU
  • Updated: Jul 08, 2014 19:08 IST

Police seized 45 kg illicit forest produce and cash worth 58,000 from a vehicle bearing the registration number HP 34A-7905 in Kullu on Monday.

Police were patrolling near Barshaini in Manikaran area of Kullu district when a Tata 407 coming towards the area halted suddenly on seeing them. The driver then fled leaving the vehicle behind.

When police searched the vehicle, they found 45 kg illicit forest produce of Nagchhatri and `58,000.

A case under Sections 41 and 42 of the Indian forest Act and 379 and 34 of the IPC were registered.

No arrest has been made so far in the case and police are trying to nab the culprit.

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