Dehradun : Industrialist Thapar and Nanda & Khanna along with a few more culprits who are in pauri jail for violating forest regulation act are found pledging for bail at local and district courts of Uttarakhand.
Reminding you that people had to pay heavy for celebrating their new year’s party at Reserve forest kohluchaud lansdown in District Pauri. According to SSP Mukhtar Mohsin, secret input came, that few antisocial elements were seen in the forest premises in army dress with with weapons and it was doubted that they might bring harm to the wildlife. A police team with the local forest authorities began a search operation after the information.
When authorities reached the guest house in side the reserve forest area ,they found few people sitting near fire, few more were in tents and rooms of the guest house. When on being asked about the permission of their stay, they had a slip in the name of Mohinder Singh that had a room booked for three people in the forest guest house, but they failed to give any information or proof regarding people staying in the tents along with their permission for staying in the reserve forest area. The culprits have been charged for violating forest trespassing act. Police said during search operation a total of 171 bottles of Foreign Liquor with different brands were found and also a German made 300 bore riffle along with 23 live cartridges were also found during search operation of the guest house, as briefed by forest officials to media.
In this matter police have arrested director of jct group sameer thapar along with jayant nanda chairman of cargo India put ltd and 16 other influential people & are charged under forest trespassing act. The Government has also expelled a divisional forest officer of the area concerned.
After failing to get bail from district courts,the anxiety of these industrialists has increased. Acording to sources the Families of the culprits are trying hard through their influential sources in politics and government to influence the high court. Sources say that a few politicians and top level beaurocrates in delhi as well as in uttarakhand are trying to use their power to help the violators of forest act to get bail. Hearing of the bail applicationis fixed on 18 January in High Court of uttarakhand.