2 farmers nabbed for illegal logging in Mindoro town

By: - Correspondent / @mvirolaINQ
/ 12:01 PM July 11, 2019

CITY OF CALAPAN –– Two farmers were arrested on Wednesday night after concerned citizens tipped off the police that the suspects would be putting illegally cut good lumber at the Panggalaan river in Naujan town in Oriental Mindoro.

The Galing at Serbisyo para sa Mindoreno Action Center, under the office of the governor, said police arrested Domingo Alulod, 50, and his son Sherwin, 23, both farmers, at 9:20 p.m. in Barangay Tigkan.


They were arrested after a report that suspected illegally cut lumber will pass through Panggalaan river for delivery to Barangay San Nicolas through Barangay Tigkan.

Naujan police conducted the operation and arrested the two after they failed to produce a valid cutting permit and permit to transport the logs from the Department of Environment and Natural Resources.


Confiscated from their possession were around 1,500 board feet of red lawaan lumber cut in assorted sizes with estimated market value of P75,000.

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