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15 bags of Medical forest produce recovered at Qazigund Toll Post

SRINAGAR: Forest Department on intervening Tuesday and Wednesday night recovered fifteen bags of banned medicinal-forest-produce (MFP) from a vehicle at Qazigund toll post.

An official told that a ‘Tata Mobile’ vehicle bearing registration number JK13D 6503 was intercepted by a team led by Incharge Forest Check Post Junaid Ahmad Khan at around 12:30 on Tuesday night. Upon checking, the team recovered fifteen bags of banned medicinal-forest-produce (MFP) from the vehicle, the official said, adding accordingly the DFO concerned was informed following which a team took the banned produce alongside the vehicle into its custody at Khanabal head office.

Meanwhile, Incharge Forest Check Post Junaid Ahmad Khan has been hailed for maintaining a tight vigil over the area which has been coming handy to authorities in thwarting possible smuggling attempts over the area. (GN


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