red sanders

Rs 60 lakh plan to curb red smuggling in two AP districts

A Special team comprising forest officials of Kadapa and Nellore districts will formed to curb the smuggling of red sanders.

published on : 25th May 2022

100 red sanders logs seized, forest nursery watchman among 6 arrested

During the checking, an overspeeding car bearing registration number AP 29 BD 7516 tried to run over the police.

published on : 18th May 2022

Red sanders worth Rs 60 lakh seized near Hyderabad, two held

Police said that one of the accused has been into supplying bananas from Andhra Pradesh for supply to various states including Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Delhi.

published on : 14th May 2022

Telangana: Banana dealers fallen on hard times held smuggling red sanders

Police said Rafi is into supplying Banana from Andhra Pradesh to various states viz., UP, Rajasthan, Delhi, Telangana, etc. Ahmed procured bananas from Rafi and supplied them to retailers. 

published on : 13th May 2022

22 red sanders logs seized, 3 held

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.

published on : 3rd May 2022

ED attaches Rs 7.54 crore assets of TN smuggler

Selvaraj who studied up to SSC, has been involved in red sanders smuggling since 1993. 

published on : 30th March 2022

Customs takes over red sanders case probe

The case related to the seizure of 2,200kg of red sanders from a container freight station in Kochi will be probed by the Special Investigation and Intelligence Branch (SIIB) of the customs.

published on : 24th March 2022

Two red sanders smugglers held during a combing operation

During the operation, a team led by RSIs Viswanath and Vinod Kumar noticed a group of persons carrying red sanders logs from the forest.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Nellore police nab 3 red sanders smugglers, 55 woodcutters

One truck, 31 mobile phones, 24 axes and other equipment used for chopping red sander trees were also seized in the raid.

published on : 24th January 2022

Red sanders task force in Andhra Pradesh to use satellite phones to curb smuggling

RSASTF allocated eight I-SAT phones to tighten vigil on woodcutters from New Year, seized logs weighing 50,880 kg and arrested 342 smugglers in 2021

published on : 26th December 2021

Red sanders logs worth over Rs 3 crore seized in Chittoor, Tamil Nadu; 18 arrested

In a major haul, the Chittoor police have seized 290 red sander logs weighing three tonnes worth Rs 1.5 crore and a Bolero.

published on : 19th December 2021

Anantapur police stop smuggling of Rs 1.5 crore red sanders logs to China

The gang was taking the logs from Badvel in Kadapa district to Chennai via Anantapur district in five vehicles.

published on : 3rd November 2021

Andhra's Anti-Smuggling Force to get satellite phones for cracking whip on red log smugglers 

A senior police officer said the contractors pay Rs 30,000-Rs 40,000 per week to a woodcutter and hire them for cutting red sanders trees in the forest.

published on : 12th October 2021