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23 Oct 2018, Edition - 1197, Tuesday

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Kerala News

100 kg sandalwood seized, two held

Covai Post Network

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Kottayam: One hundred kg of sandalwood was seized from a six-member Tamil Nadu-based gang of poachers in the Aryankavu forest range near Kollam.Two of them were arrested, while the rest escaped.

The arrested were identified as Thangadurai, 37, and Narayanan, 29. The seizure was made by a forest ​surveillance team which noticed stumps of freshly chopped trees in the 127-acre sandalwood plot in the Kadanampara area of the forest range. Two teams had been formed to nab the poachers, forest sources said.

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