Five held with ‘khair’ wood in J&K’s Samba

Police intercepted three vehicles loaded with ‘Khair’ wood in Jammu and Kashmir’s Samba district and arrested five alleged timber smugglers, officials said on Saturday.

The vehicles were intercepted near Supwal along the Jammu-Pathankot highway on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday, a police spokesperson said.

A case under relevant sections of the law has been registered at Samba police station and further investigation is underway, the official added.