Sandalwood smuggle busted

Exportation of any part of Sandalwood (Santalum album) is prohibited, since the Sandalwood (Santalum album) is a protected tree in Fauna and Flora Protection Ordinance. Exportation of any product of sandalwood a violation of Forest Conservation Ordinance and CustomsOrdinance (Chapter 235).

60.3 kg of Sandalwood (Santalum album) logs were detected by the officers at Air Cargo Export Verification Terminal on 02nd January 2016, when being attempted to smuggle out to Pakistan as mail parcels.

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