Police on Monday seized 22 red sanders logs weighing 530 kg and arrested three smugglers in Siddavatam forest after conducting a raid. A car and an auto were also seized.
According to officials, most of these banned products are reaching Tamil Nadu through trains coming from the northern and eastern states.
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The duo were arrested on February 4 and remanded to judicial custody.
Sub-divisional police officer (SDPO) of Bisamcuttack Akash Chandra Sahu and Chandrapur IIC Mukunda Nayak sustained injuries on their legs.
Archana Anand, mukhiya of Virgaon under Mahisi block in Saharsa district, said that she would offer Rs 5100 for giving information about those consuming alcohol.
Interior Ministers from various EU countries described the influx of migrants as dramatic and urged swift actions, including reinforcing the EU's borders.
According to the latest official data as of November 30, the total incidents of firing along the Indo-Bangladesh border have come down to 2,337 in 2021 as against 2,949 incidents in 2020.
While Railway officials confirmed that it is not mandatory to scan the parcels sent through its network, they said the RPF is conducting regular checks to prevent the transportation of banned materials.
Incidents over a span of three months have shed light on what may be loopholes in the parcel service network, particularly scanning of packages prior to transportation.
On receipt of information, the police ahead of the road gave the vehicles a chase and intercepted them.
The Telangana police team was in search of ganja smugglers in a case registered in Nalgonda district.
Five buildings worth around Rs 2.86 crore, 12 bank accounts having a total balance of around Rs 71 lakh and six vehicles worth Rs 18.33 lakh were blocked.
A source, who is aware of this human smuggling racket, said they mostly operate from border areas like Chaman, Chaghi and Badani in the restive Balochistan province.