Palakkad: Sholayar police arrested HRDS secretary Aji Krishnan in charge of encroaching the land of the forest dwellers living at Vattalakki region.
The action was taken in the background of a complaint that was filed a year ago. Aji Krishnan, who was abroad, was arrested soon after his return to Attappadi.
Swapna Suresh, who came into the limelight in the 2020 Kerala gold smuggling case, is an ex-employee of this institution. The higher officials have already informed that the organisation is continuously facing several retaliatory actions from the state government on giving employment to Swapna.