About 1,200 board feet of suspected illegally cut assorted lumber were recovered in the southern municipality of Bataraza, Palawan by the Palawan Council for Sustainable Development (PCSD) Enforcement Team.
The assorted lumber were specifically recovered by the enforcement team at Sitio Unggong, Barangay Tagnato in the said municipality at around 1:30 a.m. of March 31, according to the PCSD Enforcement Team.
The PCSD Enforcement Team said investigation is now being conducted to determine the responsible individuals in the illegal act for the possible filing of criminal complaints.
The filing is the next due course for violation of Presidential Decree 705 or the Philippine Forestry Code, according to the team’s spot report.
The lumber was brought to Puerto Princesa for proper disposition, the report added.