Punjab

Farmer booked for burning paddy stubble: 62 red entries in girdawri,Rs 1,62,500 environmental compensation imposed

Dilbag Singh | November 14, 2019 07:56 PM

 

 

NAKODAR The Nakodar sadar police on Thursday   booked one    farmer on the charge of violating order duly promulgated by a public servant by burning paddy stubble fields.

Station House Officers (SHO) S.S.Virk said that the alleged accused has been identified as Bagga son of Arjan Dass a resident of Kotala Janga village.

SHO said that he set afire paddy stubble fields and violated government order in this regard and polluted atmosphere. A case under section 188(disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused.

Meanwhile Nakodar sub divisional magistrate in his report submitted to Jalandhar deputy commissioner on November13 said that an amount of Rs 1, 62,500 as environmental compensation has been imposed in 62 cases of paddy burning and red entries have been made in Khasra Girdawri and 442 cases of fire incidents have been reported by Punjab Remote Sensing Centre and sub divisional team visited 442 fire sites and 10 FIR’s and 4 juridical complaints have been registered.

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