147 kanal forest land retrieved

Excelsior Correspondent

NOWSHERA, Nov  16: The  Forest Department has retrieved 147 kanal of forest land from the encroachers in Treru Block of  Lamberi Range under  Nowshera Forest Division besides dismantling two structures on the spot.
Official sources said that a team comprising Range Officer, Lamberi and Assistant Director, Forest Protection Force today launched  an operation which was coordinated at circle level by the Conservator of Forests, West Circle, Rajouri.  DFO Nowshera directed  fencing of retrieved area immediately to prevent from any further encroachment.
Pertinently, the action has been taken in response to a complaint lodged by one  Dil Mohd of village Harichuma in tehsil Teryath before the J&K Accountability Commission.
The forest land was under encroachment of Shera, son of Azeem; Abdul Gafoor, son of Imam Din; Balwant Raj, son of Sarnu; Mania, son of Shibbu; Mohd Bashir, son of  Imam; Dil Mohd, son of  Sain and Lal Hussian, son of  Faqar Din  since long. The entire area was cleared and two structures were also dismantled.

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