FIR registered against 47 accused for encroaching forest land in Ang : Police

Srinagar: Police in Anantnag on Tuesday said that it has registered an FIR against about a four dozen accused persons for encroachment of forest land in Pahalgam.

A police statement issued on Tuesday said that police Station Pahalgam received a complaint from Forest Range Officer of the area that 47 persons are involved in encroachment of forest land and cultivation of cannabis on the said land following a case vide FIR number 18/2021 under sections 8/20 NDPS Act & 26 Indian Forest Act was registered and further investigation into the matter were initiated.
Stating that all the 47 accused belong to a nearby village Lidroo, police in it’s statement firmly reiterated that one and all involved in drug trafficking and cultivating narcotic drugs will face the wrath of law.

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