P25,000 illegal lumber seized in Cagayan
PENABLAÑCA, Cagayan – Two suspected timber poachers were caught transporting 500-board feet of illegally cut lumber through on Saturday (August 15), police said.
Francisco and Joel Dalumay, of Minanga village, were in the van carrying the lumber worth P25,000, which was flagged down at a checkpoint in Sisim village, said Police Colonel Ariel Quilang, Cagayan provincial police director.
Joel fled but was later arrested. It was not clear how the two suspects are related, but both men will be charged for violating forestry laws.
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