4 forest officials suspended

4 forest officials suspended
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Kupwara: Range officer Kupwara, Block Officer Manigah, and two beat officials were Monday placed under suspension for failing to act against forest damages in two compartments of Manigah block of Kamraj Forest Division.

An official spokesman in a statement issued here said that viewing the negligence seriously, Range Officer Kupwara Muhammad Yaseen Khan, Block Officer Manigah Muhammad Shafi Mir, and two other beat officials were suspended for failing to act against forest damages in compartments NH 80 and 82 of Manigah Block.

The spokesman said that based on inputs and tip-off received, an inquiry was conducted into the matter.

He said that on the findings of the inquiry, the Range Officer, Block Officer, and two beat officials were suspended and departmental inquiry was also initiated against them.

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