Disciplinary action ordered against forest officer

Yadav ordered action against Bahraich DFO on the basis of an inquiry into complaints against him and chief forest conservator`s report.

Updated: May 20, 2012, 19:41 PM IST

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav on Sunday ordered suspension and disciplinary action against a divisional forest officer of Bahraich, an official spokesman said here.

Yadav ordered action against Bahraich DFO Ram Khelawan Singh on the basis of an inquiry into complaints against him and the report received from the chief forest conservator, he said.

During the inquiry it was found that Singh issued permission for felling of 400 Arjun trees in Kaisarganj range in an unauthorised manner.
PTI