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Forest officer behind poaching!

Forest minister Rockybul Hussain on Thursday dropped hint of the involvement of a circle of forest officers and workers in the rampant rhino poaching cases in the Kaziranga national park.

Talking to reporters in the sidelines of a function in Guwahati, Hussain said that an impartial probe is underway to unearth the truth.

Hussain said that nobody would be spared if indicted by the probe. His revelation assumes significance hours after forest guards killed two rhino poachers at an encounter in the world heritage site.

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