Details scant for warrants issued in logging crackdown

March 9, 2016 | Posted in: News

Till now the recently formed anti-illegal logging committee has issued 10 warrants against alleged illegal timber traders, while still investigating tens of thousands of cu meters of possible illegal timber.

Meanwhile, forestry officials have been accused of failing to intercept two trucks loaded with over 10 cubic metres of protected timber from Phnom Oral Wildlife Sanctuary after being alerted to their presence by a forestry NGO in Kampong Speu on Saturday night.

Read more in The Phnom Penh Post