Forest ranger put pistol on farming adivasi women and men and arrested us...

Priyanka Kumre is talking to an adivasi Khujal Singh Irpache from Jhamar Raiyat village in Lakhnadon block of Seoni district who is narrating their experience with forest dept. He says the ranger came when we were farming and put his pistol on women and men and arrested 17 of us. They also took away our cattle. The people have now been released but they will have to fight a case. Animals are yet to be released. For more Priyanka can be reached at 09479509946

Posted on: Jul 10, 2013. Tags: FOREST PRIYANKA KUMRE

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