Forest department has seized a Tata Mobile which was ferrying medium quantity of illicit timber in Nowpora area of Rafiabad in North Kashmir Baramulla district.
According to officials, the Nakkah Nowpora Rafiabad was laid by the Forest officials led by Range Officer Kandi, Ab Majid Mir in the mid-night.
The officials said, around 4: 30 am a Tata mobile with out registration number was seized and around 20.11cft illicit timber was also recovered from the Tata mobile .
However, taking advantage of darkness, the smugglers managed to escape.
The operation was carried out under the supervision of Divisional Forests officer Kamraj North Kashmir.