FROM OUR CORRESPONDENT
Itagar, April 17: A patrolling team led by Deputy Forest Ranger, Biri Tarang, along with officials of Hollongi police allegedly caught two persons, mely Pradip Chakma and Pobangni Chakma red-handed while they were setting fire at the Drupong Reserved Forest area here yesterday. The patrolling team has arrested the culprits and handed them over to officer in-charge, Balijan Police Station. A case has also been registered against the duo as per the prevailing sections of law.
Meanwhile, the forest officials have appealed to the public to cooperate with the Forest Department and not to indulge in illegal activities.