A real estate company in the city has to bear the brunt of the forest department officials for what they said cutting down the trees indiscriminately in their venture in Bommaraspet in Keesar Mandal today.
According to the details, the Vasavi Green Leaf venture has cut down trees in their venture in order to take up plotting. However, on coming to know the forest officials who raided the venture seized all the wooden logs etc and found that the trees were cut down without seeking any permission. A fine of Rs 20 lakh was imposed on them besides registering a case under Walta Act for causing harm to the environment.
The PCCF R Shobha said they would make the accused to grow trees again and appealed to all those seek prior permission to bring down any tree in case it is necessary. She also said any act causing harm to the trees or environment will be viewed seriously.