GUWAHATI, May 16 - The Gauhati High Court has rejected the pre-arrest bail petition of Divisional Forest Officer Rajib Kumar Das who is wanted in connection with an illegal sand syndicate. Investigators, meanwhile, have not been able to get hold of Das who was allegedly hand in glove with the sand mafia.
Earlier too, the Court rejected his bail and a writ petitions filed subsequently by the accused seeking consolidation of both the cases are still pending.
Rajib Kumar Das is an accused in connection with BI(EO) police station case number 25/17 registered under section 120(B)/420/468/471/406/409/34 of the IPC.
The FIR was lodged by the Conservator of Forest stating that Das along with some others indulged in illegal practices in Sand Mahal in Golaghat.