Villagers Detain Forest Dept Staff In Mayurbhanj Over Jumbo Menace

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Baripada: Villagers of Siramanipur under Dudhiani Range in Mayurbhanj district allegedly detained eleven forest department staff over the damage caused by wild elephants in the area.

According to reports, the incident took place while a Forester and 10 staff members had gone to ward off elephants. Meanwhile, the villagers detained the officials due to the delay in getting compensation for the crops damaged by the elephants.

More details are awaited.

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