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Sandalwood mafia on the prowl in Keonjhar

Orissa Post | 10/02/2022 08:36 AM | Click to read full article

Smuggling of sandalwood in Keonjhar district is rampant as the mafia have smuggled 20 such precious trees from various places in the last two weeks.

An investigation into these incidents is underway, said Sadar range forester Kalindi Samal. Three sandalwood trees on the premises of Sri Sri Baladevjew temple were cut down by the mafia a few days ago.