KOKRAJHAR: Forest department in Chirang, seized several numbers of tractors and trucks which were carrying illeglly felling sal timbers from Selekaguri, Shantipur, Deosri area under Runikata forest range on Thursday in Chirang district.
The seized timbers are kept now at Runikata forest range office.
Recently,forest department officials have seized a large number of smuggling timbers at Kachugaon in Kokrajhar district.
The seized timbers are valued at Rs.20.
The forest department has been taking stern measures to check timber smuggling in the region and necessary deployments are made so far, said a senior forest official in BTAD.