Micro hydropower project chairman nabbed

DIPAYAL: The District Forest Office, Doti on Saturday nabbed chairman of Gandseri Gand Micro Hydropower Project, Ganga Ram Joshi for his alleged involvement in chopping down woods of the community forest.

According to the District Forest Office, Joshi cut down trees of the community forest using bull-dozer in the name of constructing a canal for the hydropower project.

District Forest Office, Pushpa Raj Bartaula said that they seized 743 cubic feet timbers from the forest.

Joshi has been kept at the District Police Office for investigation.

Source: THT