Officials in Phitsanulok province on Wednesday impounded nine teak logs and 10 large padauk logs that had been illegally harvested.
Forest official Preecha Phanrudee said a team of about 50 forest officials and soldiers inspected areas in Suan Miang National Reserved Forest and Kaeng het Khwae National Park after receiving a tip-off from villagers about illegal logging.
The joint force found 19 logs and some processed timber. Many of the logs were from trees more than 100 years old, Mr Preecha said.
Keep up-to-date with the latest on coup d'etat with Bangkok Post SMS News. Call *451391000 to subscribe – 39 baht/month (7 days free, available in Thailand only) Bangkok Post SMS News: Deliver only trustworthy news on SMS
This article is older than 60 days, which we reserve for our premium members only.You can subscribe to our premium member subscription, here.