Sanders’ handover

SINDHUPALCHOWK:

A consignment of red sandalwood, seized by the Barhabise APO on Saturday, was taken to the Forest Department on Sunday. Eight tonnes of red sandalwood, 100 khukuris and two knives were seized from a van being escorted by a gang of over 100 armed persons, inspector Birendra Kumar Shahi said. Another van carrying red sandalwood passed the area on Sunday morning, a local said. “We have not let any van carrying red sandalwood go; we check all vehicles,” Shahi said.