Operatives confiscate fresh cut of assorted lumbers in Taytay

Provincial Law Enforcement Task Force confiscates assorted lumber in Taytay. Photo Credit: Bantay Palawan

The Provincial Law Enforcement Task Force, through the joint elements of the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development and Bantay Palawan, confiscated around 113.3 board feet of fresh cut and differently-sized Apitong Baboy lumbers on board a top-down vehicle in Taytay, Palawan last Friday, August 12, at around 02:00AM. The said lumbers were found in the possession of Rey Pacheco, Daisy Pacheco and a minor, all residents of the said municipality. The lumbers and the vehicle were turned over to CENRO – Taytay.

In a separate operation, around 306 board feet of fresh cut and differently-sized Ipil and Pidong lumbers were confiscated at Sitio Canduyog, Barangay Abongan, Taytay, Palawan on August 13, Saturday, at around 06:00PM. The lumbers are now under the temporary custody of the said barangay.

The filing of appropriate criminal and/or administrative charges for violations of PD 705 (Forestry Code) is being prepared by the authorities.

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