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Two red logs seized, three arrested in Andhra Pradesh

Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force team arrested three accused involved in illegal transportation of logs from the forest area.

Published: 16th May 2021 08:37 AM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2021 08:37 AM   |  A+A-

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By Express News Service

TIRUPATI: Red Sanders Anti-Smuggling Task Force team arrested three accused involved in illegal transportation of logs from the forest area. 

​The accused have been identified as KV Karthik, 30, from Karrakaluva under Renigunta mandal, M Sasi Kumar, 28, from Papanaidupeta in Yerpedu mandal and Challa Balaji, 22, from Gudimallam in Chittoor district. DSP VV Giridhar said a team conducted vehicular checkings at Anajaneypuram check-post on Renigunta-Kodur route on Saturday. 

“The team tried to intercept two cars at the check-post. But the accused tried to flee before reaching the checkpost leaving behind their vehicles. Another, who was riding a motorcycle, also tried to escape. The team managed to give chase and took the three accused into custody.



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