The Prakasam police seized 25 red sander logs from an abandoned vehicle here in the wee hours of Monday.
The truck driver refused to stop the mini-truck which was stopped by police team led by II Town CI V.Suryanarayana while on a routine check of vehicles. After a chase, the vehicle was seized by the police even as the driver abandoned it and escaped. Preliminary probe revealed the vehicle was from Gudluru, the CI said. The contraband worth over Rs.75,000, was being handed over to the Forest Department for further investigation, he added.