Wood smuggling up in Kaiali during lockdown
ATTARIYA: Wood smuggling has elevated within the through the nationwide lockdown carried out by the federal government to forestall and management the unfold of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. It has been reported that smugglers are taking undue benefit of the lockdown to interact in unlawful actions.
According to Kailali Division Forest Office, timber smuggling is on the rise all through the district together with Bhajani, Godavari, Bardgoriya, Lamki and Ghodaghodi municipalities, through the lockdown. With the rise of wooden smuggling Armed Police Force has elevated patrolling within the space.
Police have been arresting smugglers from numerous places of the district, knowledgeable Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daksha Kumar Basnet at District Police Office, Kailali.
As many as 10 individuals have been arrested for smuggling because the begin of the lockdown on March 24, from Bhajani, Godavari, Bardgoriya, Lamki and Ghodaghodi. The arrestees together with seized wood logs and timbers have been handed to the Division Forest Office Pahalmanpur and Dhangadi for additional motion.
Division Forest Office, Dhangadhi chief Ramchandra Kandel admitted that they have been dealing with challenges within the management of wooden smuggling throughout lockdown. However, the forest conservation workforce are doing their finest to guard forests amidst antagonistic scenario, Kandel added.
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