Friday, June 21, 2024

Allegations of corruption swirl around Nata sanctuary Trust

Nata Sanctuary Trust, established in 1988 with the noble mission of conserving wildlife while uplifting the socio-economic fabric of Nata village and neighbouring communities, now finds itself entangled in a web of controversy. Recent revelations have unearthed allegations of maladministration and possible corruption, tarnishing the reputation of this once-revered institution.

At the heart of the scandal lies a clandestine transaction involving the sale of elephant hunting quotas, a move purportedly orchestrated without due regard for transparency or community input. The decision to auction five prized elephant hunting permits to an undisclosed Indian businessman has raised eyebrows and sparked outrage among stakeholders.

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