2000 kg of red sandalwood hidden in oil tanker seized from Kochi


Kochi: The Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI) seized 2000kg of red sandalwood from an oil tanker on Tuesday night. The sandalwood was seized during an attempt to smuggle it to Dubai. It was found hidden inside the oil tanker.

The investigation revealed that the smugglers were trying to ship the sandalwood to Dubai after bringing it to Kochi from Andhra Pradesh.

It is revealed that Revenue Intelligence officials received some tip-off that a person in Kozhikode is behind this smuggling attempt. Officials said an investigation has been launched into the matter. There are reports that there will be more arrests in the case.

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