Gujar Khan: Forest dept seizes smuggled timber
GUJAR KHAN: As reported by the Dawn News on Thursday, the forest department confiscated two dumpers loaded with timber which was being smuggled to Rawalpindi.
Chief forest conservator Rawalpindi Raja Khalid Mehmood told this correspondent that he had got information that a huge quantity of timber fished out of Jhelum River during the recent floods was being transported to Rawalpindi.
He said a vigilance team was constituted which intercepted the two dumpers loaded with the timber valuing Rs1 million at Chaowk Pandori area of Kalar Syedan.
He said a case was registered against Raja Asghar, the alleged owner of the timber.