May 9, 2021

Lataguri: Man arrested for felling trees in the Reserve Forest area

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From our Correspondent, Jalpaiguri, Sep. 12: A person of a wood-cutter gang, has been arrested on accused of felling trees in the reserve forest under Barodighi Beat, Lataguri range. The other three people of the gang managed to escape, but the fourth one had been caught red handed when the forest officials inspected the area under the leadership of Jayanta Roy, the beat-officer.

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The accused was booked by the police after receiving a complaint from the forest department. Shubhrosanku Dutta, the Ranger of Lataguri said, the man had been arrested two times before committing the third crime. Police will find the other three after interrogating the arrested person.