Calcutta High Court imposes Rs. 40 crore costs as a condition to compound offences relating to felling of over 60 trees [Read Order]

The Court noted that the funds could be utilised to develop the environment in general and for the maintenance of better vigil against illegal tree felling
40 Crore compensation
40 Crore compensation

The Calcutta High Court has imposed costs of Rs. 40 Crores as a condition for compounding offences charged against a man (petitioner) for felling of over 60 trees. (Soumitra Kanti Dey vs. State of West Bengal)

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