Kaziranga guards manhandled for trying to prevent fishing illegally
| Wednesday | 16th May, 2018
GUWAHATI: Kaziranga National Park KNP ) forest guards were manhandled and injured by miscreants when they tried to prevent fishing illegally within the protected area on Wednesday.KNP divisional forest officer Rohini Ballav Saikia said the incident took place at Sildubi area under northern forest range of the park.
But the persons were joined by villagers and manhandled the guards.
An FIR has been filed with the Jamuguri police station in the district.Saikia said that the guards were attacked during their routine patrolling around 11am when they spotted three persons fishing inside the park.
"The guards protested and tried to stop fishing.
The guards sustained injuries on their faces and hands, " Saikia said.
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