Ganderbal police recovers illegal forest medicinal plants; accused arrested

Srinagar, August 18 -Ganderbal police seized about 222 kilograms of illegal forest medicinal plants and arrested the accused involved in the crime.
Acting on specific information, Ganderbal police headed by DySP Hqrs Ganderbal along with DO Gutlibagh conducted search of the house belonging to Zahoor Ahmad Shah son of Ghulam Mohammad Shah resident of Baba Wayil Gutlibagh.
During search of the house, huge quantity of forest produce including 181 kilograms of Podophyllum sps (bankakri), 19 kilograms of Sassauria sps (kuth), 10.7 kilograms of Sauromatum sps, 9 kilograms of Allium sps (shuttkaar), 2.3 kilograms of Picrorhiza sps (koad), 300 grams of Trillium sps (tripatri) and a weighing machine was recovered from his possession.
In this regard a case FIR number 137/ 2018 under relevant sections of law has been registered in Police Station Ganderbal and investigation is going on.

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