Illegal timber seized in Haripur
HARIPUR: The district administration of Torghar on Tuesday seized over 1,800 beams of high quality timber, which was being smuggled to other parts of the country by boats via Indus River.
“We have seized over 1,800 beams of high quality timber which was being smuggled to Haripur from Thakot and then to the markets in other parts,” said Fareed Khan, the district coordination officer Torghar, while talking to reporters. It is the first action taken by the district administration of the newly created district.
Fareed Khan said on a tip-off the personnel of the Torghar levies and officials of the forest department were deputed at the Kunhar area alongside the Indus River who intercepted the ferries and seized the timber.
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