Dhubri police on Sunday seized a huge quantity of smuggled timber during raids conducted at Chotoguma village area under Golakganj police station close to the Assam-Bengal border.

The raid was conducted by a Special Squad of Dhubri Police after it received a specific input and recovered around 400 CFT of timber (sal) worth over Rs 4 lakhs.

One smuggler, identified as Hatem Ali, was also arrested by the police and the police have registered a case against him.

In a separate operation, Dhubri police carried out a raid at Raipara area under Golakganj police station of Dhubri and recovered 1000 litres illicit liquor.

Two persons identified as Babulal Sarkar and Biswanath Ray were also arrested by the police.

The recovered liquor was stacked in different bags in six bicycles.

Mukesh Kr Singh

Mukesh Kr Singh is Northeast Now Correspondent in Dhubri. He can be reached at: mkdhubri@gmail.com