Mahendranagar: Police have arrested three persons in Kanchanpur on the charge of being involved in smuggling wood.
A joint team deployed by the District Police Office and its subordinates on the basis of special information arrested three persons while transporting illegal timber in Krishnapur Municipality-8 said Kanchanpur Police Spokesperson Deputy Superintendent of Police Amar Bahadur Thapa.
The arrested are Sagar Tamrakar of Krishnapur Municipality-7, Suraj Tamrakar, and Roshan Tamrakar of the same place, said Deputy Superintendent of Police Thapa.
He said that 7.61 Cu.Ft. of illegal wood was recovered from them and handed over to Pipariya Sub-Division One Office on Friday for necessary action.