Maha: 2 held with 31 kgs of sandalwood in Aurangabad

Aurangabad, Dec 21 (PTI) Two people were arrested in Vaijapur area of Aurangabad district allegedly with 31 kilograms of sandalwood, police said on Monday.

Acting on a tip-off, police laid a trap near Dongargaon Phata and apprehended Jabbar Khan (50) and Prakash Meher (53), both residents of Bhokardan in Jalna, who had arrived there on a motorcycle, a Crime Branch official said.

'We seized 31 kilograms of sandalwood worth Rs 62,000.

Shillod rural police has registered a case and is probing further,' he added. PTI AW BNM BNM