Kratie – PLCN Reports the Confiscation of 20 Chainsaws

August 30, 2013 | Posted in: News

On August 28, PLCN members reported that on August 24-27, 5 Boeung Char commune police officers armed with guns confiscated 20 chainsaws from the illegal loggers in Trapeang Srakae and Srao Ngieng An. The following day, 18 of the chainsaws were returned to the loggers upon payment of $100. Those 18 chainsaws and loggers are believed to be linked with prominent provincial families. The two remaining chainsaws which belong to army officer at Provincial Royal Cambodian Armed Force were kept.