Gariaband: In the case of killing Chital, the accused have been booked and lodged in jail.
Gariaband 22 July 2020
Last day forest enclosure Panduka under Section 9,50,51 of Wildlife Conservation Act 1972 and Section 2-16 (a) (c) of Wildlife Conservation Amendment Act 2002, 2-20, criminal Bhawani father Baratu Jati Kanwar Village Gaidbury and others 5 accused were admitted to jail.
On 18 July 2020, a male chital adult was killed by the accused and its flesh was made and divided among themselves.
On receiving information through the informer, a team involved in the crime, Bhawani Dewan was questioned under the guidance of forest officer Mayank Agarwal.
On the spotlight of Bhavani Diwan, Chital's skin was recovered from the spot and along with the accused soul Ram Diwan, the chital's horn and mundi were recovered by digging it. The accused involved in the crime include Lal Singh, father Bishat Dewan, Ghanshyam father Shatruhan Gond, Tikesh father Amarsingh Gond, Bhagwat father Swan Dhan Singh Gond, resident village Gaidbury police station Chura district Gariaband, crime no. 12434/13 dated 19.07.2020, registering the accused for 15 days. Jailed in judicial custody.
In the said proceedings, Zonal Officer Panduka Sanjit Mercam, Dharmendra Nirala (Forest Guard Pond) Lokesh Shriwas (Forest Guard) Sankra Feroz Khan, Ghanshyam Dhruv Digeshwar Thakur, Nehru Dhruv, Ajay Chelak, Bhikham Dewan Sub Divisional Officer Sakharam Navrange and TR. Varma etc.'s contribution was commendable.