An operation conducted by the Provincial Law Enforcement Task Force composed of DENR-PENRO, DENR-CENRO, Bantay Palawan, PCSD, PCAU, PNP Maritime Special Unit, 412MC MBLT12, Military and Naval Intelligence has led to the confiscation of around 2,931 board feet of Amugis, along with four units of motor launches recently at Bgy. Sapa, Bataraza, Palawan.
The illegally possessed lumber were seized from the custody of Diling Alie, Hayati Dugasan (both from Brooke’s Point), Mohamad Obong and Amad Jamdon (both from Bataraza).
The seized lumbers were brought to CENRO for custody while the motor launches are at the temporary custody of Barangay Sapa’s captain.
Authorities conducted immediate documentations for administrative proceeding and eventual filing of criminal cases against the said personalities for violation of P.D. 705 or Forestry Code of of the Philippines.