While tightening their belt to deal strongly with the hunters/poachers in connection with the Pasighat PS Case No. 131/2020 U/S 447 IPC R/w Sec-27(1) Arms Act, Sec-51(1) Wildlife Protection Act 1972 the 4th out of 5 total hunters were arrested this evening at around 7 PM from Sogan area near Namsing village under Mebo Sub-Division.
The join team of wildlife officials and staffs from Borguli, Sibiyamukh and Anchalghat ranges of D. Ering Wildlife Sanctuary carried out a combing operation to nab the two absconding hunters, Oimolsingh Pangging and Kanduram. In their daylong combing operation carried out at Banguk and Sogan area where hideout of both the absconding hunters were reported, the team of wildlife could finally nab Kanduram at around 7 PM this evening. The join combing operation was led by Naning Perme, Range Officer, Borguli Range and Dy. FR Beat Officer, Orin Perme who is leading the departmental inquiry team as Investigating Officer.
Meanwhile DFO territory, Tashi Mize who was alleged of trying to protect and defend his brother-in-law, Nirmasing Pertin by pressing pressure on eye witnesses of the hunting case, has termed the allegation labeled against him was made without any findings, baseless, unfounded and untrue. However, wildlife staffs Dodo Perme and Apuram Sisam have reintegrated their allegation against Tashi Mize who was mounting pressure on eye witnesses duo to back out from the case. Perme and Sisam also said that, they are ready to face any court of law in case Mize proves them wrong, because it is DFO Mize who is lying and trying to save his face now as he is a irresponsible and mean minded officer who believes in eyewash activities. “Our respect for Mize has all gone off as his desperate attempt to defend brother-in-law Nirmasing Pertin has surfaced after the case of hunting was cracked in which Mize even tried to mislead and delay the police case registration also”, added Sisam and Perme who also referred their case to their respective clan organizations on safety ground. .
While reacting to DFO territory Tashi Mize’s clarification and terming the case of hunting has no police enquiry, DFO Wildlife Tasang Taga reinstated that the case was enquired first and then it was registered within a long gape of 20 days from the date of lodging the FIR as Mize was interfering the in case of wildlife while making undue request to police not to register the case. But based on the case registered action was initiated by the police which cracked the case within no time though Nirmasing Pertin was crying innocence by misleading the department. Pertin’s other co-hunters have also confessed their crime before the police and also before the departmental enquiry officers, Orin Perme and Domek Koyu.
“Mize’s mounting pressure and threat on staff eye witness Apuram Sisam to withdraw and back out from the case and his cheap threatening statement of not to spare me also in typical Hindi ‘Taga ko bhi ragar regah, nehi choregah’ we had to pursue the case strongly to unearth the truth and nab the hunter at any cost”, said DFO Wildlife Taga. When cross checked, Range Officer Borguli, Naning Perme who was with Mize at Seram Forest Beat Office when Apuram Sisam was warned and threatened, has also confirmed that he also heard the threatening and warning statement to Apuram Sisam which is uncalled for as a forest officer.
Meanwhile, DFO Taga has lauded the team wildlife to nab the 4th hunter from the total 5 hunters. Taga opined hope that the cracking of this serious and strange case of departmental staff acting against the department itself will be exemplary for other forest and wildlife divisions in the state because such kind of staffs make the departmental action and policy fails at times.
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