Sunday, 29 April 2018

NEWSLINK: Wildlife warden demands SIT probe into Rajaji leopard poaching incident

Alert lapord.jpgUttarakhand chief wildlife warden DVS Khati has demanded a special investigation team (SIT) probe into seizure of leopard skin in Rajaji Tiger Reserve’s core area on March 22.


Khati made the demand in a letter he wrote to additional chief secretary Ranbir Singh on April 25.
So far, a man has been arrested in connection with the case.


Citing findings of a previous investigation conducted by Komal Singh, acting warden Rajaji, Khati has mentioned that role of a few senior forest officers and employees was dubious supporting his demand for the probe.


“I have requested the SIT investigation for a transparent investigation from the government,” Khati said.

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