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AP police arrest international red sanders smuggler


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AP police arrest international red sanders smuggler

2017-09-14 00:47:04

AP police arrest international red sanders smuggler

The News Bureau

In a major catch, the Kadapa police in Andhra Pradesh on August 24 night nabbed international red sanders smuggler A T Maideen alias ATM, along with his aides Jabbar Sadiq and Kamal Basha at Budwel Road Junction in Mydukuru.Two luxury cars, two sedans and a pickup van worth Rs 1.23 crore, along with 1.10 tons of red sander logs, 12 cheque books, 11 ATM cards, a briefcase and four cell phones were seized from the trio. Maide AP police arrest international red sanders smuggler n is said to be a close associate of international smugglers Sahul Hameed aka Sahul Bhai of Dubai and Kollam Gangi Reddy.

District Superintendent of Police, Babujee said that Maideen was into red sanders smuggling from the last 20 years and confessed to have smuggled 3,000 tons of red sanders to foreign countries.

Maideen hails from Nagur town in Nagapattanam district of Tamil Nadu, and worked at a tea stall in Andaman Islands after he failed Class 10. After starting Maideen Exports and Imports in Chennai in 1990, he developed contacts with international smugglers. Maideen played a key role in smuggling red sanders from India to China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Malaysia, Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, police said.

Police have identified properties belonging to Maideen worth Rs 77.5 crore located in Nagapattinam district, Chennai and Puducherry.Last month, a special police team frrom Kadapa arrested another international red sanders smuggler Kandaswamy Parthiban and three other smugglers belonging to Tamil Nadu, from Mount Road in Chennai and seized 21 logs weighing 638 kg.

Red sanders are indigenous to the Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh and grow mainly in the Seshachalam hill ranges spread across Chittoor and Kadapa districts in the Rayalaseema region. The wood has a huge demand abroad, especially in China and Japan.

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AP police arrest international red sanders smuggler

2017-09-14 00:47:04

The News Bureau

In a major catch, the Kadapa police in Andhra Pradesh on August 24 night nabbed international red sanders smuggler A T Maideen alias ATM, along with his aides Jabbar Sadiq and Kamal Basha at Budwel Road Junction in Mydukuru.Two luxury cars, two sedans and a pickup van worth Rs 1.23 crore, along with 1.10 tons of red sander logs, 12 cheque books, 11 ATM cards, a briefcase and four cell phones were seized from the trio. Maide n is said to be a close associate of international smugglers Sahul Hameed aka Sahul Bhai of Dubai and Kollam Gangi Reddy.

District Superintendent of Police, Babujee said that Maideen was into red sanders smuggling from the last 20 years and confessed to have smuggled 3,000 tons of red sanders to foreign countries.

Maideen hails from Nagur town in Nagapattanam district of Tamil Nadu, and worked at a tea stall in Andaman Islands after he failed Class 10. After starting Maideen Exports and Imports in Chennai in 1990, he developed contacts with international smugglers. Maideen played a key role in smuggling red sanders from India to China, Singapore, Hong Kong, Dubai, Malaysia, Tibet, Bhutan and Nepal, police said.

Police have identified properties belonging to Maideen worth Rs 77.5 crore located in Nagapattinam district, Chennai and Puducherry.Last month, a special police team frrom Kadapa arrested another international red sanders smuggler Kandaswamy Parthiban and three other smugglers belonging to Tamil Nadu, from Mount Road in Chennai and seized 21 logs weighing 638 kg.

Red sanders are indigenous to the Eastern Ghats in Andhra Pradesh and grow mainly in the Seshachalam hill ranges spread across Chittoor and Kadapa districts in the Rayalaseema region. The wood has a huge demand abroad, especially in China and Japan.