Forest Officer

  • Forest officer's 21yearold son shoots himself dead with father's service gun April 26, 2014

    A 21yearold man, son of a forest officer, on Saturday committed suicide by shooting himself with his father's service gun, police said. The incident took place at the official residence of Forest Ranger Abhay Pratap Singh Baghel in Surjkund Ground area in Khandwa, police said. The deceased was identified as Tapan Baghel,...
  • AP: 16 villagers detained for hacking forest officer to death September 16, 2013

    Hyderabad: Sixteen villagers have been detained for allegedly hacking a forest officer to death in Andhra Pradesh. The officer was conducting a raid in the village to prevent the encroachment of forest land. He was allegedly assaulted with sticks and an axe by the villagers. The officer died on the...
  • MP forest officer suspended after Lokayukta raids February 8, 2013

    Bhopal: Madhya Pradesh Chief Conservator of Forest and 1987 batch Indian Forest Service officer, Basant Kumar Singh, has been suspended by the state government after Lokayukta raids unearthed more than Rs 70 crore in disproportionate assets. Singh's Bhopal residence was raided on Wednesday morning. The officer tried to flee with his...
  • MP forest officer raided, Rs 12 cr worth investments recovered February 6, 2013

    Bhopal: The Madhya Pradesh anticorruption office (Lokayukta) got into action and carried out raids on Wednesday morning. The Lokayukta raided the Chief Conservator of Forest BK Singh's residence at Ujjain and Bhopal. The Lokayukta police say they have recovered Rs 7 lakh in cash and investments and property worth Rs...
  • MP: Raid shows forest officer worth over Rs 30 cr May 1, 2012

    Bhopal: A deputy forest officer was raided by the Madhya Pradesh Lokayukta on Tuesday. The raids were conducted at three places - Ratlam, Neemuch and Mandsaur. Sources say that the raids against Forest Officer SK Palaash revealed property worth Rs 30 to 35 crore. It included Rs 24 lakh in cash, Rs...
  • Assam: Forest officers kidnapped, search begins March 4, 2012

    Karbi Anglong: Six armed militants on Saturday abducted the Chief Conservator of Forests and a ranger in the Karbi Anglong district of Assam. According to sources, a demand of Rs 2 crore in ransom and been made for the release of the officers. The militants are suspected to be members of...
  • MP forest officer sacked for clearing mining projects September 15, 2011

    CNN-IBN had earlier reported that AK Rana was clearing mining projects in dense forests in Central India, in violation of environment rules. ...
  • Gujarat officer driven to death for being honest April 16, 2011

    He was allegedly harassed by his seniors, who wanted him to prepare inflated bills. ...
  • Guj officer resists corruption, driven to death April 16, 2011

    New Delhi: A Forest Officer in Gujarat has been driven to death for resisting corruption. 44-year-old Yajvendrasinh Chauhan, a Range Forest Officer with the Gujarat Ecological Education and Research Foundation, committed suicide on Wednesday. He was allegedly being harassed by three of his seniors, who wanted him to prepare inflated...
  • Sandalwood mafia kills forest officer in Andhra March 31, 2011

    Adilabad: Another officer paid for his honesty with his life. A forest officer was beaten to death by the sandalwood mafia in Andhra Pradesh. Forest officer P Satyanarayana, was beaten to death allegedly by sandalwood smugglers in the forests in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh late on Tuesday night. Satyanarayana had reached the...
  • Man-eating tiger on prowl wanted live, not dead January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: The Wildlife Trust of India (WTI) has said it has not authorised killing of a tiger following the beast's rampage in Faizabad district of Uttar Pradesh for the last three months during which four lives were lost. A spokesperson of the Trust said a team...