Kangoi village authority tenders apology
KAKCHING, 26th Nov: Kangoi Khullen Village Authority clarified that villagers killed the Himalayan black bear to save properties and valuable life of Chinglou (terrace farm) farmers. Villagers were compelled to kill the bear due to damages done to the crops and threat that the animal posed to locals. RO Tengnoupal had visited the village and enquired about the incident. The village authority tendered an apology to forest department and assured not to repeat such acts in future.