Special Task Force (STF) of Delhi Crime Branch on Saturday busted an international Red Sandalwood smuggling racket. Three people were arrested.
4.5 tonnes of Red Sandalwood has been recovered from a truck worth Rs. 1.40 crores in the Indian market and 4.2 crores in the Chinese market.
This is not the first red sandalwood smuggling case that has come in the light. Earlier, in March 2017 in Ahmedabad, Directorate Revenue Intelligence seized 16.145 metric tonnes of red sandalwood worth Rs. 16 crores near Vasad Chokdi near Borsad.