Dhenkanal: The Forest Department today suspended two of its employees in connection with the death of three elephants due to electrocution in the forest of Borapada in Dhenkanal district.
Forester Punya Bikash Bhoi and Forest Guard Srikant Guru were suspended today for the incident which took place on 10th of June ‘2017. Cases against four employees of Enzen Global Solutions too have been registered in connection with this incident.
Energy Minister Shri. Prafulla Kumar Mallick had visited the spot and had held discussions with officials of Forest Department.
SNSMT Chairman Shri. Suparno Satpathy who has been strongly campaigning for the cause of elephants said that that the guilty must be strongly delt with. He also added that CESU was accountable for the maintenance of 33 and 11 KV transmission lines and Engen was accountable for the LT transmission lines.