ROUTINE OPERATION LEADS TO DISCOVERY OF ILLEGAL LOGS

10 November 2018 :
SARAWAK FORESTRY’s personnel on duty at OSCC Mapai had encountered a total of 458 illegal logs at Jalan Sg. Bawan- Penyuta near Kanowit recently and subsequently detained the logs with the assistance from reinforcement team from Sibu Regional Office. All the logs were without official markings on them and no individual was in the vicinity during the operation. The timbers were believed to be felled from the nearby forest area. A police report on the case was made at Kanowit Police Station and all the logs were handed over to the Forest Department for further investigation.