AP Forest Official killed by Tribals
In a shocking development,
The tribals living in the Nizamabad district has attacked a forest
official and seven others on Saturday night. In the incident, the
official was killed and the rest have been injured severely.
On Saturday, Forest officials had reached the KK Tanda forests of Dharpalle mandak in Nizamabad district in Telangana after receiving the information that tribals had occupied the forest land and began cultivation. As soon as the officials reached the spot, a group of tribals attacked them and set fire to the government vehicle. Dichpalle forest range offer Gangaiah was kille in the attack.
It is learnt that the tribals have been demanding the authorities to hand over the land for agriculture. But, the forest department turned down the request and this refusal led to the loss of a life.