Smuggling in Seshachalam forests has been practiced for many decades and the governments which came into power did not take initiative to put an end to this smuggling . But Naidu took the initiative to save the nature . Forest officers were given new technology to trace out red sanders and the dumps of red sandalwood. It’s a major breakthrough in getting deported the kingpins of the smuggling, Gangireddy to Andhra Pradesh .
The State Government was strong enough to control the smuggling for last 17 months after Naidu took over as CM. Now the police are unearthing the Gangireddy’s links and exploring the criminal activity of the smuggler. About 27 cases have been booked against the smuggler in the districts of Kurnool, Kadapa and Tirupati . Gangireddy is not just an ordinary smuggler, but the one who looted the forest to earn 400 crore by smuggling the red sander. For this he has bribed the officials of government system for last few years . There are many more allegations like Kidnapping and other crimes . Many more big names to come out after Gangireddy’s confession.