Shri. A.R. Pujar,Forest Guard was working at Holthikatti Beat,Bandur Section of Dharwad Range. Holthikatti beat had Teak in abundance. He got severely injured by two villagers when he prevented them from illegally felling & smuggling Teak trees. On is was to hospital ie., KMC,Hubballii he succumbed to the injuries and passed away. In this incidence he also shot dead those two smugglers by his double barrel gun.