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Amreli: Savarkundla police seized 291 kg of sandalwood worth Rs 49 lakhs

In Amreli district, Savarkundla police has exposed a sandalwood scandal. Based on a clue a trap was set to arrest sandalwood thieves. From a car sandal wood worth Rs 49 lakhs weighing 291 kg of wood was seized. However, car driver ran away the site. Out of 291 kg of wood, 50 kg wood had no skin which brone cost worth Rs 25 lakhs whereas 241 kg wood had cost of Rs 24 lakhs. Forest Officers have started investigation of getting such a big stock of sandalwood.