SIBU, 21 APRIL 2018 – Thanks to a public tip-off, a total of 100 logs were seized in two separate operations in Selangau by enforcement team from SARAWAK FORESTRY Corporation (SFC).
“Upon receiving information on Wednesday, its enforcement team from SFC Sibu Regional Office was dispatched to a location at Jalan Oya/Stapang, Selangau. The team found 40 pieces of illegal logs at Sungai Alat and subsequently discovered another 60 logs near Sungai Alat Bridge. The logs comprising various sizes and species are believed to be from illegal logging at the forest nearby. None of the logs bear any official markings,” the statement added.
Both cases have been reported to the police station and have been handed over to state Forest Department for further investigation.