With the award of police power, woods authorities can now follow the cell phones of the poachers and untamed life crooks engaged with poaching exercises in the woodlands across the State.
In a bid to handle poachers and check natural life lawbreakers really in the Express, the Odisha government has engaged the Woodland Division authorities by giving them police power. The Key Boss Conservator of Woods (PCCF) Sushil Kumar Popli declared the improvement during the closing day of the 69th State Level Van Mahothsav Week. Boss Clergyman Naveen Patnaik joined the program through video conferencing. With the award of police power, backwoods authorities can now follow the cell phones of the poachers and untamed life hoodlums engaged with poaching exercises in the woodlands across the State. Besides, the Odisha government has permitted the timberland authorities of the State to follow the area of the poachers and check their call details.Currently, the backwoods authorities are attempted preparation on the utilization of guns. Upwards of 90 woods authorities have been prepared in the utilization of guns. Preparing will be conferred to different authorities in such manner in a staged manner.Earlier, furnishing bleeding edge staff with major areas of strength for a protection cover against poachers and natural life lawbreakers, the Odisha government had conceded resistance to the woodland authorities of the State under segment 197 of the Criminal Technique Code (CrPC) for the utilization of guns during true obligations.