Shillong: Khasi Students Union barak valley circle along with members of BVKJWO, visited Khajura khasi village today, to witness the damage caused, related to cutting down of livelihood plantations.
After the spot visit, the team along with the village people met the Katlicherra OC and submitted an FIR demanding for a stern action against the culprit. Also the team stated that they will keep an eye and make sure the culprit is arrest as soon as possible, otherwise further steps will be taken as per the need. The concern police assured us that the culprit will be arrested by tomorrow and the team left the office after registering a case.
It is learnt that hundreds of betelnut trees were cut down, at Khajura District, of Hailakandi, Assam, by one forest guard with an aim to claim ownership of the land.