Wayanad: The Kerala High Court has given a major verdict to provide relief to the farmer from wild boars that destroy crops. The High Court has allowed farmers to kill wild boars who destroy crops. The high court passed an interim order on Friday.
The high court has ordered that chief wildlife wardens can order farmers to kill wild boars. Under Section 11/1/B of the Wildlife Protection Act, wild boars destroying crops can be killed. Kerala High Court Judge PB Suresh Kumar has issued an interim order and slammed the state government. Justice PB Suresh Kumar said the high court had to give the interim order as the entire machinery of the state has failed completely to prevent wastage of farmers' crops from wild animals.
The court further said that the state machinery has failed to prevent wastage of farmers, so the Chief Wildlife Warden is ordered to allow farmers to kill wild boars who destroy crops in the fields. Report by complying with this order within a month. The court passed the order on a petition filed by the farmers. Advocates Alex M. Scaria and Amal Darshan appeared on behalf of the farmers.