Forest guards allege attack by Telangana minister’s supporters in Khammam forest, case booked
Three Forest guards alleged that they were attacked on January 30 by the kin of Telangana transport minister’s personal assistant while attempting to seize vehicles involved in illegal quarrying.
The vehicles used in the illegal quarrying.
Forest guards D Srinivas, B Ravi and Daniel of the Khammam forest range were allegedly attacked on January 30 by the kin of the personal assistant of Telangana transport minister, Puvvada Ajay Kumar.
The forest guards have complained to the police.
Forest sleuths were attempting to seize earthmovers and trucks involved in illegal quarrying in the reserve forest under transport minister Ajay Kumar’s Khammam constituency limits in Khammam district.
Based on specific information, the forest sleuths were inspecting reserve forest compartment number 43, where the accused had been illegally querying.
The forest guards alleged that Jaladi Rama Rao and his son Jaladi Sandeep claimed themselves as the minister Ajay Kumar’s assistant, Kiran, and abused them in filthy language. The accused even threatened them with facing dire consequences for seizing the vehicles.
Forest personnel objected to the questioning of the accused. The two associates started an argument with the forest staff and abused them. Meanwhile, they punched guards Ravi and Srinivasa.
The forest staff filed a complaint with the Raghunadhapalem police.
The police FIR says that the incident occurred on January 30, 2022 and was reported on January 31.
The FIR further states, ‘Jaladhi Rama Rao and three others obstructed the complainant and others while they were taking away the seized JCB and gravel loaded tippers and the accused assaulted the complainant and others while they were discharging their legitimate duties and taken away the said vehicles and the accused beat one B.Ravi, FBO with hands while he was shooting the said offence and the accused also damaged his cell phone,’
The police registered a case against four persons under 341,353,427 r/w 34 IPC on Sunday.
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