Accused Absconding, Case Registered Against Him,
Jammu and Kashmir Police in Baramulla claimed to have recovered a huge quantity of walnut timber from Wanigam and Palhallan areas of this North Kashmir’s Baramulla district.
Police said that on June 2, 2021 at about 1400 hrs it received information through reliable sources that some persons of Palhallan have cut down five green walnut trees at Awran Palhallan.
Statement added that accordingly a police party of police post Palhallan was rushed to the spot.
However according to the statement before the team reached, the involved persons managed to flee leaving behind all the walnut timber, which was seized by the party.’
In this regard, a case has been registered against three persons identified as Jan Mohd Sofi, a resident of Dar Mohalla Palhallan, Ghulam Mohd Naikoo and Ab Rashid Naikoo, both residents of Naik Mohalla Palhallan and a manhunt started to arrest the trio.
In another same incident, Police Station Kreeri one person namely Mohd Ayoub Khan a resident of Wanigam Bala Kreeri involved in felling of a green walnut tree has been arrested. The walnut timber has been seized and case stands registered against him under relevant sections of law.