In a shocking incident, a forest officer has been killed by the Sandalwood mafia in Andhra Pradesh. I am sharing the report published in Ibn live. In case anyone has more infromation on this shocking incident, then please let us know.


Sandalwood mafia kills forest officer in Andhra
Preeti Singh , CNN-IBN
Updated Mar 31, 2011 at 05:33pm IST

Adilabad: Another officer paid for his honesty with his life. A forest officer was beaten to death by the sandalwood mafia in Andhra Pradesh.

Forest officer P Satyanarayana, was beaten to death allegedly by sandalwood smugglers in the forests in Adilabad in Andhra Pradesh late on Tuesday night.

Satyanarayana had reached the area with three other villagers after he got a tip-off that sandalwood was being smuggled.

The incident comes a few months after another forest officer, Shivlal, was allegedly burnt to death by a teakwood smuggling gang.

The source article can be found here: Sandalwood mafia kills forest officer in Andhra - India News - IBNLive