Bulk Of Sandal Wood Recovered, Trafficker Arrested


Bankura: The back to back raid in search of sandal wood landed with a success in Bankura. Hirbandh police of Bankura caught one trafficker on Thursday after two suspected got arrested.

Birbal Tudu has been arrested from Jamdahara village. Huge amount of sandal wood have been recovered from his house. Initially police has arrested Ajit Hembram from Borokonia and Abdul Kader Mallick from Punishol. Birbal’s name came out in the interrogation with them.

Hirbandh block of South Bankura is known as the den of sandal wood. There are trees which comes under public property along with some private possession. The area is paniced over the rampage of sandal wood trafficker.

Police said, we are expecting more people who are involved in the gang. Birbal Tudu, Ajit Hembram, Abdul Kader Mallick have been produced in Khatra sub divisional court. Court verdicted 14 days jail custody to them.