IFSA demands a CBI probe into the death of Meghalaya’s Chief Conservator of Forests.

The Indian Forest Service Association (IFSA) has written to the Chief Secretary of Meghalaya demanding a Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) probe into the death of the state’s Chief Forest Conservator N Lokham. A senior officer of the forest department allegedly committed suicide at his residence on Wednesday.

In a letter to Meghalaya Chief Secretary Donland Phillips Wahlong, IFSA General Secretary Sunish Bakshi said that the allegation of sexual harassment by an officer serving in the Meghalaya government was one of the main reasons behind the officer’s suicide.

Bakshi wrote in the letter, “It has also come to light that due to these trumped-up allegations with the support of some powerful mining lobbies in the state, late N Lokham has suffered immense mental anguish and agony. It is also revealed It is said that nothing concrete has been found against the officer in the said case.

A copy of the letter has also been sent to Union Environment Minister Bhupendra Yadav. IFSA said Luikham was an excellent officer of high integrity and moral character. He also said, “His untimely death is a blow to the fight for conservation of natural resources.

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