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Man held with 45kg of prohibited wood at Delhi airport

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 42-year-old man travelling to has been arrested at the for allegedly carrying 45 kg of prohibited wooden logs in his baggage, a said Thursday.

He said of was intercepted by the CISF security personnel at the and a search of his bags led to the recovery of 'agarwood', a wood used in making incense and perfume.

The wood is banned for export under the Wildlife Act, he said.

Rehman was handed over to customs authorities along with 45 kg of the recovered wood that is estimated to be worth about Rs 2.25 crore.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 21:05 IST