Forest deptt deploys teams to nab smugglers in Shopian

Srinagar:
March 7, 2017 CITY 267 Views

After receiving directions from Joint Director Forest Protection Kashmir Irfan Ali Shah(IFS), Forest Protection Force Gama Unit K O 4 Shopian deployed various teams under the supervision of Assistant Director for nakas along the Road sides of Keller Range and Domale areas and other strategic routes.
As per reports, In District Shopian different nakas were laid by Forest Protection Force and random checking of suspiciously moving vehicles including trucks,load carriers and horse carts was conducted.
Forest Protection Force personnel were seen on high alert and checking each and every vehicle.
“There are orders from Joint Director FPF Kashmir to intensify Jungle patrolling and do frequent checking of vehicles to stop timber smuggling,” said an official.
When contacted Joint Director FPF Irfan Ali Shah said, “Such operations will be carried out especially in vulnerable areas in coming days. I warn the offenders and smugglers to surrender or else face action”. Adding that “FPF personnel were seen on high alert and checking each and every vehicle. “Such operations will be carried out especially in vulnerable areas in coming days” he said. (CNS)

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