Friday, July 14, 2017

Air India files complaint against tree felling

Nagpur: Cases of tree felling discreetly in the wee hours are becoming common in the city. The officials of Air India (AI) have lodged a complaint at Sitabuldi police station against illegal tree felling in front of their office in Civil Lines.
A 40-year-old Neem tree was reportedly cut six days ago around 3am. As per the officials, the security guard posted at the AI office tried to stop the miscreants but was threatened. "He alerted the police control room and the cops reached the spot within 15 minutes. But by then, the miscreants had left," officials said.
The officials of Nagpur Municipal Corporation's garden department also conducted a spot panchnama. "Since the fellers are unidentified, the cops are looking into the matter. We are waiting for their report," ssaid garden superintendent Sudhir Mate.
14/07/17 Manka Behl/Times of India