Illegal felling of trees: 3 held in Kodagu district | Mysuru News – Times of India

MADIKERI: Three people have been arrested for illegally felling a jackfruit tree. The incident was reported at Kumberi village near Ammathi in Virajpet taluk.
Charan Raj, a resident of Anandpura, Rashid and Hasainar EK, residents of Nellihudikeri are the arrested accused. Forest department officials have seized logs worth Rs 2 lakh from the accused. Virajpet division forest officials raided them when they were felling the trees inside a private estate owned by M Muthappa.
The raid was led by Virajpet division forest officials KM Devaiah and others under the guidance of DCF Shivaram Babu.

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