An illegal case of fishing and hunting under Sangdupota Circle of Papum Pare district settled locally.
A press release issued by the United Sangdupota Intellectual Youth Forum (USIYF) , said that a case of illegal fishing and hunting was amicably settled by help of USIYF, All Bassarnallo Youth Association (ABYA) with concern Goan Buras, Panchayat leaders and seniors of the area on January 8.
The release issued by USIYF Chairman Teli Tadap and President Tarh Laniang state that on January 5 a complaint was lodged at Balijan Police station against the group of outsiders engaged on illegal fishing and Hunting. The said outsiders in large numbers entered the area on 31st ‘ December 2017 and settled a camp near Papum river bank at Inderjuli Village under Sangdupota circle. The Youths and local public caught the group red handed using huge quantity of chemical explosion ( Bleaching, lime powder etc for fishing )
During the settlement of local case the group of outsiders accepted and agreed that they have committed mistake by disobeying/breaking the rules & regulations and bylaws of youth bodies/associations and Panchayat under the Jurisdiction of Sangdupota circle, Papum Pare District. Also, fine was imposed according to the framed bylaw and the group has written apology and promised not to repeat the same in near future.
USIYF further warned anyone those who are engaged in such activities to refrain use of chemicals and other harmful substance in river which directly affect the aquatic animals.
However, it was confirmed from the Papum Pare Police that a case at Balijan Police Station was registered vide case No- 3/18 u/s-447/277/34 IPC.