More or less 1,709.5 board feet of Nato and Ipil lumber and 423.5 board feet of Ipil lumber were confiscated today December 1, from Samuel Respicio and Bgy. Captain Joselito Pader, respectively, by the Provincial Law Enforcement Task Force thru the joint elements of PCSD and Bantay Palawan with assistance from MMPL, MIG and MBLT12 at Bgy. Quinlogan, Quezon, Palawan.
Appropriate criminal, administrative charges will be filed against the responsible persons for violation of PD 705 or Forestry Code.
Confiscated items will be turned over to DENR for proper disposition and initiation of Administrative proceedings.