One labourer died and a Red Sanders smuggler was arrested, in an encounter with Andhra Pradesh (AP) Police, in Seshachalam forest area in Chittoor district. The encounter took place when the police task forces were conducting routine combing in these areas. Smugglers were rampant in the region, despite warnings, the police said. They were transporting Red Sanders freely from the foresst area. Despite police presence and vigilance raids, smuggling activities were going on rampantly. One smuggler was arrested during the operation.