QUANG NAM — Quang Nam’s Forest Ranger have recovered a large stack of illegally sawn timber logs in Que Lam commune of Nong Son district.
Chief Officer of Quang Nam’s Forest Ranger, Phan Tuan said that 257 sawn timber logs measuring a total volume of 51 cubic metres had been found. The haul ranged from samples of first class (highest quality) timber to seventh class (second lowest quality) timber.
The illegal timbers were pending at sector 640 and 642 of the commune for a Thu Bon River transfer to the delta region for sale.
Quang Nam’s Forest Ranger and the local authority have preserved the crime scene to prevent criminals from removing the timber.
More than 100 timber logs have been removed from the forest. Quang Nam’s Forest Ranger is investigating the case.