Two nabbed in Dodamarg in possession of illegal firewood
Two nabbed in Dodamarg in possession of illegal firewood

Maharashtra: 2 held in possession of illegal firewood

ANI | Updated: Feb 23, 2019 02:51 IST

Dodamarg (Maharashtra) [India], Feb 23 (ANI): Two individuals were arrested and a truck carrying illegal firewood was seized by a special patrolling team here on Friday.
The two persons arrested have been identified as Janu Padu Kolekar and Santosh Dhondu Patkaro, both natives of Dodamarg. 
As per a police note, the vehicle bearing registration number MH-07-P-0131 was loaded with illegal firewood on Friday morning to be taken from Dodamarg to Goa.
There has been a rise in illegal firewood transportation in the recent past along the Maharashtra border, which was recently declared as an Eco Sensitive Area of Western Ghats. Despite a ban on felling of trees, several vehicles intrude into Goa with illegal firewood.  (ANI)

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